• PG-13, 1 hr. 46 min.
  • Romance
  • Directed By:
    James Dodson
    In Theaters:
    Oct 31, 2008 Wide
    On DVD:
    Mar 31, 2009
  • Blue Sky Media

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The Other End of the Line Reviews

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Hank Sartin
Time Out
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Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/5

November 18, 2011
Nicolas Rapold
Time Out
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Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/5

November 17, 2011
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B+

September 7, 2011
Amy Nicholson
Boxoffice Magazine

At its simplest level, this is a sweet, if forgettable trifle starring two healthy, bright-eyed young lovers who look great on each other's arm.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

November 4, 2008
John Anderson
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A winning Stateside debut for beautiful Indian actress Shriya Saran.

Full Review Source: Variety

October 31, 2008
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

The Other End of the Line isn't always convincing on the romance front. As a comedy about culture clash, however, The Other End of the Line works nicely.

Full Review Source: Jam! Movies | Original Score: 3/5

October 31, 2008
Duane Byrge
Hollywood Reporter
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A charming old-fashioned romantic comedy transposed to today's global dating world.

October 18, 2008
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

This example of the cross-cultural romance makes the genre seem hopelessly exhausted.

Full Review Source: Cinema Signals | Original Score: 2/5

March 21, 2009
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

...contrivances to the point of absurdity...

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 2/5

November 7, 2008
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

Superior to a lot of the bigger-budgeted, starrier-cast romantic comedies that come out of Hollywood...but too lightweight and rough around the edges to amount to anything more than a harmless time-waster.

Full Review Source: One Guy's Opinion | Original Score: C

November 4, 2008
John Hazelton
Screen International

The film settles into a pattern of predictable romance interspersed, thanks to the antics of Priya's relations, with broad family farce.

Full Review Source: Screen International

November 3, 2008
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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The Other End of the Line ends up being a five-minute ad for buyer's insurance instead of an interminable interracial, international, intercultural romantic comedy.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 1.5/4

October 31, 2008
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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The movie is like a glass of Sprite that has been left on the counter too long: transparent, sweet and flat.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 2/4

October 31, 2008
John Hartl
Seattle Times
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By the time the filmmakers have set up all the story lines that will blend for a very long third act, the predictability factor has become all but unbearable.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2/4

October 31, 2008
Jason Anderson
Toronto Star
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A feather-light romantic comedy that's laborious when it ought to be effervescent; The Other End of the Line is the latest exchange in an awkward conversation between two film industries.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2/4

October 31, 2008
Kimberley Jones
Austin Chronicle

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 1/5

October 31, 2008
Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

... a buffet of romantic comedy comfort food: the good old American standbys complemented by bland international dishes.

Full Review Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Original Score: C

October 30, 2008
Bob Mondello
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It's not fair to ask that a romantic comedy be entirely realistic — but some level of plausibility would make the jokes go down easier, as would a touch of delicacy in the writing.

Full Review Source: NPR.org | Original Score: 4.5/10

October 30, 2008
Tim Grierson
L.A. Weekly
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At a time when our global standing is sinking like a stone, it's comforting to know that, at least on the big screen, we can still land the babes no matter how obnoxious we are.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

October 30, 2008
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