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Charly (A Heartbeat Away) Reviews

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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
October 7, 2002
Charly comes off as emotionally manipulative and sadly imitative of innumerable past Love Story derisions.
Full Review| Original Score: C
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 3, 2002
The romance between the leads isn't as compelling or as believable as it should be.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
October 7, 2002
Imagine the CleanFlicks version of 'Love Story,' with Ali MacGraw's profanities replaced by romance-novel platitudes.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 23, 2003
The movie is too amateurishly square to make the most of its own ironic implications.
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-
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