Charly (A Heartbeat Away) - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Charly (A Heartbeat Away) Reviews

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November 16, 2002
It is a likable story, told with competence.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
October 17, 2002
'Charly' will divide its audience in two separate groups, those reaching for more tissues and those begging for mercy...
| Original Score: B-
September 6, 2003
A competent but self-righteous film that offers little insight into love or faith.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
April 10, 2003
If religious films aren't your bailiwick, stay away. Otherwise, this could be a passable date film.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 24, 2003
The film is old-fashioned, occasionally charming and as subtle as boldface.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 23, 2003
The movie is too amateurishly square to make the most of its own ironic implications.
January 12, 2003
Beers, who, when she's given the right lines, can charm the paint off the wall ... [but] the script goes wrong at several key junctures.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 7, 2002
Charly comes off as emotionally manipulative and sadly imitative of innumerable past Love Story derisions.
Full Review| Original Score: C
October 7, 2002
Imagine the CleanFlicks version of 'Love Story,' with Ali MacGraw's profanities replaced by romance-novel platitudes.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
October 3, 2002
The romance between the leads isn't as compelling or as believable as it should be.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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