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Roman Holiday Reviews

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TIME Magazine
February 2, 2009
The newcomer named Audrey Hepburn gives the popular old romantic nonsense a reality it has seldom had before.
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
April 1, 2008
For lovers of romantic comedies through the ages, Roman Holiday remains a favorite.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Variety Staff
Variety
August 13, 2007
[Wyler] times the chuckles with a never-flagging pace, puts heart into the laughs, endows the footage with some boff bits of business and points up some tender, poignant scenes in using the smart script and the cast to the utmost advantage.
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
August 13, 2007
Wyler lays out all the elements with care and precision, but the romantic comedy never comes together -- it's charm by computer.
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
The movie remains a great tonic.
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A.H. Weiler
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Mr. Wyler and his associates have fashioned a natural, tender, and amusing yarn about the heiress to the throne of a mythical kingdom who is sick unto death of an unending schedule of speeches, greetings, and interviews attendant on her goodwill tour...
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Ty Burr
Boston Globe
January 24, 2003
The film itself is a classic of romantic wish fulfillment, exactly the sort of beautiful lie that Hollywood specialized in.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4