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Shall We Dance Reviews

Amy Simmons
Time Out
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Offers attractive, inoffensive characters and a smattering of broad laughs, but it fails to use its potential to explore weightier themes such as John's mid-life crisis.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Rex Reed
New York Observer
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Under the clunky direction of Peter Chelsom, while forced to mouth inane dialogue by Audrey Wells ... a swell bunch of troupers get mangled in a monsoon of clichés.

Full Review Source: New York Observer

October 21, 2004
Charles Taylor
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There are so many appealing performers in Shall We Dance? that it's a crime the director, Peter Chelsom, and the screenwriter, Audrey Wells, haven't given them more to do.

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October 19, 2004
Jen Chaney
Washington Post
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Occasionally charming but ultimately forgettable bit of fox-trot fluff.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

October 15, 2004
Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
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Takes a small, exquisite Japanese movie and turns it into a big, stupid American movie. Still, it must be said that as glossy and overproduced as the thing is, it's a good Big Stupid American movie.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

October 15, 2004
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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Turns a sweet, lilting story into a clunky, clichéd and tedious movie sitcom.

Full Review Source: USA Today

October 15, 2004
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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The original remains the standard, and it's a far deeper work, but this paint-by-numbers project manages to get by on its good humour and undeniably entertaining ensemble cast.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 3/5

October 15, 2004
Brangien Davis
Seattle Times
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This mildly entertaining bauble will disappear from your memory even before you've dislodged the last popcorn husks from your back teeth.

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

October 15, 2004
Ruthe Stein
San Francisco Chronicle
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Where the original soared, the new version hugs the ground. It's like the difference between Fred Astaire's dancing and Richard Gere's.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

October 15, 2004
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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Miscast, misguided and woefully misbegotten, this clumsy American remake of the deftly delicate 1996 sleeper hit from Japan is too blah to bludgeon.

October 15, 2004
Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel
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The central idea -- that losing yourself in a small, private world can help you to better engage the larger world -- isn't lost in translation.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 3/5

October 15, 2004
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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A pleasant, uncomplicated, adult night out -- an event nearly as rare as a new romantic Hollywood musical.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger

October 15, 2004
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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There isn't even any exciting dancing here, and what hoofing there is has been heavily edited, usually with the dancers' feet cropped off.

| Original Score: 1/4

October 15, 2004
Jack Mathews
New York Daily News
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A comedy with two left feet.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 1.5/4

October 15, 2004
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
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A sleek Hollywood crowd-pleaser, more movie than art film, but its makers have wisely stuck not only to the spirit but often even to the letter of the original.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

October 15, 2004
Eric Harrison
Houston Chronicle
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A funny, well-acted adult tale about the difficulty of holding onto happiness.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

October 15, 2004
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
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Sayonara sushi, hello turkey.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 1.5/4

October 15, 2004
Tom Long
Detroit News
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Invigorating, hopeful, funny and perfectly consciously corny at times.

| Original Score: B+

October 15, 2004
Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
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Asks us to return to the days of yesteryear, when we would accept Cary Grant as a country bumpkin and Marilyn Monroe as an ugly duckling. These days, that's asking too much.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 2/4

October 15, 2004
Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
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Waltzes us into a world where interesting emotional realities give way to stock responses.

| Original Score: D+

October 15, 2004
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
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Feels engineered the way women's magazines too often do: to deliver the feel-good without burdening us with too much feeling or thought.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 2/4

October 15, 2004
Paul Clinton (
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Its missteps turn the delicate footwork of the original into a clunky thud.

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October 15, 2004
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Conventional as it may be, Shall We Dance? offers genuine delights.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

October 15, 2004
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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Gere is a pleasure, smiling and spinning and high-fiving his two classmates -- played by Bobby Cannavale and Omar Miller -- and the movie is happy and extremely likable.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

October 15, 2004
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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Shall We Dance?, an Americanization of a popular 1996 Japanese film, is an old-fashioned feel-good fantasy that piles on the euphoria.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

October 14, 2004
Philip Wuntch
Dallas Morning News
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A polished, feel-good movie that will be most appreciated by those who went back for second helpings of My Big Fat Greek Wedding.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: B-

October 14, 2004
Bill Muller
Arizona Republic
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Largely forgettable because the central love story, between a married couple played by Richard Gere and Susan Sarandon, has nary a spark.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 2.5/5

October 14, 2004
James Berardinelli
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The entire feature feels poorly motivated and low on energy. There's clearly something missing.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 14, 2004
Connie Ogle
Miami Herald
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Goes too far in its slapstick efforts to please mainstream audiences, but there's no denying the genuine appeal of -- and I can't believe I'm actually writing this -- Richard Gere and ballroom dancing.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 14, 2004
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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So supple is this story about the man with two lead feet who walks into a dance class and then waltzes out of his midlife funk, that it pretty much survives the transplant from its Tokyo Zen garden to a Windy City rose arbor.

| Original Score: 3/4

October 14, 2004
Gene Seymour
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This version of Shall We Dance? tosses circumspection out of the window, milking every ounce of sentimentality, pathos and thrift-shop idiosyncrasy from the story line.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 2/4

October 14, 2004
Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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The filmmakers aren't afraid to lay on the schmaltz, especially at the end, but it never gets so heavy that Shall We Dance? doesn't step lively.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

October 14, 2004
Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly
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An unwieldy mess that gives every impression of having been made under a mandate to fill the Miramax crowd-pleaser slot.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

October 14, 2004
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
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The movie tries hard to duplicate the original's mood and story, but, like Gere or Lopez, is too much of a visual knockout to rope us in.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 14, 2004
Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Shall We Dance isn't half the movie its predecessor is, but it succeeds on its own terms.

Full Review Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Original Score: B

October 14, 2004
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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A movie that can't decide whether to frown or twirl.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C

October 13, 2004
David Ng
Village Voice
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Exemplifies its distributor at its most blatantly opportunistic -- plundering the recycling bin for a no-brainer cash-in.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

October 12, 2004
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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Terrible film, terrible film.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

October 11, 2004
Todd McCarthy
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It's shamelessly direct in its emotional targeting, but in a gentle, inoffensive way that will appeal to viewers who prefer the old storytelling formulas to the more sensationalistic contemporary approach.

Full Review Source: Variety

September 29, 2004
Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter
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A listless, Hollywooden affair populated by generic characters that are either blandly underdeveloped (in the case of the leads) or drawn with tired broad strokes.

September 24, 2004
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