It Could Happen to You Reviews

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September 18, 2008
Bergman...really brings home the homage to Capra with the pic's warm, bordering-on-irresistible finale.
June 24, 2006
Perez has a field day as Muriel, injecting a welcome note of good old-fashioned greed into what is otherwise a relentlessly edifying story.
May 12, 2001
Sweetness is fine as far as it goes, but this oddball romance could have used a twist of lemon.
January 1, 2000
Simply and without pandering or insults to your intelligence, the movie delivers more of the old-style pleasures of moviegoing than any other picture in a long while.
January 1, 2000
In the end, It Could Happen to You is a lot like the cop and the waitress: sweet, naive, not too smart, but likable.
January 1, 2000
If you're looking for a late summer, "feel good" romantic comedy, there aren't too many around more affable than this one.
June 8, 2009
...generally comes off as an absolutely charming romantic comedy that benefits substantially from the unequivocal chemistry between its stars.
September 18, 2008
Writer Jane Anderson is a gifted scenarist who seems constrained by a Hollywood formula which places the happy romantic ending on the horizon like a beacon to stare at for nearly two hours.
September 18, 2008
Anderson's script manages to be both funny and touching without lapsing into undue sentiment.
December 14, 2006
Though set at present, this schmaltzy romantic comedy might as well have been set in the 1950s or even 1930s, because at heart it's a Capra comedy celebrating the decency of the "little people."
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