The Goodbye Girl Reviews

November 1, 2019
The Goodbye Girl remains a bit too mechanically predictable to be a complete success.
July 30, 2019
The Goodbye Girl is a sentimental comedy that is saved by the indisputable charm of its actors and the quiet efficiency of its mise-en-scène. [Full Review in Spanish]
February 9, 2016
Delightful Neil Simon modern-day fairy tale has swearing.
March 10, 2011
Stagey, literal, and sentimental, this romantic film is mediocre in every respect, writing by Neil Simon, direction by Herbert Ross.
February 25, 2010
Broadway-like funny romantic comedy sitcom about struggling Manhattan actors, that has its awkward moments.
July 23, 2008
March 22, 2008
Dreyfuss got his Oscar for this Neil Simon romantic comedy costarring Marsha Mason.
July 29, 2006
February 27, 2005
Dreyfuss is great but the movie has not held up well.
October 23, 2004
It's strange: We leave the movie having enjoyed its conclusion so much that we almost forgot our earlier reservations. But they were there, and they were real.
August 4, 2004
July 4, 2004
Emblematic of the underside of 70s American film.
June 10, 2004
January 23, 2004
A bittersweet love story by Neil Simon.
November 29, 2003
October 31, 2003
October 29, 2002
August 30, 2002
Dreyfuss' Oscar-winning performance and the chemistry between him and Mason, plus Neil Simon script make this an entertaining watch.