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Harvey Reviews

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Derek Adams
Time Out
February 9, 2006
Charming, lightweight stuff (from a play by Mary Chase), so long as you can take Stewart's ingenuousness, but it does wear thin.
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
May 29, 2008
Its one-note shtick wears thin.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Paul Matwychuk
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)
November 29, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
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TIME Magazine
March 29, 2011
Unhappily, what the film also borrows from the play, and somehow makes more conspicuous, is a tendency to drag its feet for long stretches, especially during the virtually actionless last third of the story.
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
July 30, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Scott Weinberg
July 25, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
Cole Smithey
March 4, 2008
| Original Score: 4/5
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Variety Staff
March 26, 2009
Harvey, Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize play, loses little of its whimsical comedy charm in the screen translation.
Staci Layne Wilson
August 9, 2002
Odd, but charming.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
March 18, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
January 1, 2000
...a charming and affectionate piece of harmless fantasy.
| Original Score: 9/10
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
December 9, 2003
Stewart, adorável como sempre (talvez mais), encanta com sua 'insana' simpatia, enquanto Hull arranca boas risadas com o enérgico histerismo de sua personagem.
| Original Score: 4/5
Dan Jardine
December 26, 2014
Elwood may be a drunk (or not -- does he ever actually take a drink?), and he may be delusional, but he is also happier, less neurotic, and more content than the so-called normal people who surround him and claim to be looking out for his best interests.
Full Review | Original Score: 78/100
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
September 5, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight
August 15, 2011
A modest family film that lays on the sweetness a bit to heavily.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly
March 16, 2007
| Original Score: 3/5
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views
December 16, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
July 30, 2002
A little gooey, but it mostly works
| Original Score: 4/5
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
September 13, 2012
Stewart's Elwood P. Dowd is a soft-spoken philosopher and a friend to all -- he's quite disarming, and so is this movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide
March 16, 2004
What makes Harvey great is the fact that it's equally enjoyable as a piece of comedic fluff and as slyly intelligent social commentary.
| Original Score: 84/100
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