Love Actually

63%

of critics liked it

73%

of users liked it

In theaters Nov 07, 2003
R, 2 hr. 15 min.

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Movie Info

Synopsis: All of London is in love -- or longing to be -- in Four Weddings and a Funeral writer Richard Curtis' first directorial effort. Billed as "the ultimate romantic comedy," Love Actually involves more than a dozen main characters, each weaving his or her way into another's heart over the course of one particularly eventful Christmas. The seemingly perfect wedding of Juliet (Keira Knightley) and Peter (Chiwetel Ejiofor) brings many of the principals together, including heartsick best man Mark
Director: Richard Curtis
Rated: R
Running Time: 2 hr. 15 min.
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Theater Release: Nov 07, 2003
DVD Release: Apr 27, 2004

Critic Reviews

Consensus: A sugary tale overstuffed with too many stories. Still, the cast charms.
  • This is cloying, deceitful, and more or less irresistible. More...
  • This is an embarrassment, an overdrawn rom-com gone very wrong. More...
  • A highly engineered puffball. More...
  • All in all, I thoroughly enjoyed the movie until, in the end, it went somewhat bonkers with what amounted to a communal love fest on Christmas Eve. More...
  • Whatever the actors are given to do they make so delightful -- or so delightfully moving -- that Love Actually wins out over its wobbles. More...
  • ... a terrific film. More...
  • It's terrific fun for an hour, but by the last of its 129 minutes you might find yourself going into insulin shock. More...
  • There are no fewer than nine interlocking and overlapping love stories in Richard Curtis' deadly epic sprawl of a romantic comedy, Love Actually. By the end of the movie, that's nine too many. More...
  • There's enough that's right about Love to compensate for what's wrong with it. More...
  • If listing the cast of Love Actually is exhausting, it's even more tiring to watch it. More...