Where the Heart Is - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Where the Heart Is Reviews

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 29, 2010
A chick flick that's as yummy as eating bon-bons.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
July 24, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: B
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
August 1, 2003
...enjoyable enough.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online
February 8, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer
October 15, 2002
Terrific, grounded performances by Natalie Portman as Novalee and Ms. Judd as Lexie are the saving graces of the movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Brent Simon
Entertainment Today
September 4, 2002
A rambling but rich examination of both the human spirit and the oft-undiscussed need for a greater community that each of us can plug into.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Luis Martinez
May 25, 2002
Where the heart is trató de abarcar mucho y dar un mensaje demasiado moralista. Pero indudablemente Natalie brilla.
| Original Score: 7.5/10
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 13, 2002
Reveals what complex blunderers we all are. Luckily, we are often blessed with friends who help us pick up the pieces.
Ross Anthony
Hollywood Report Card
September 16, 2001
Love, loss, and family. Bring tissues.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine
March 19, 2001
Deceptively hidden beneath the jokes and the novel premise is a surprisingly convincing view of modern community.
Full Review | Original Score: B
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
February 27, 2001
| Original Score: 3/4
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
January 1, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Top Critic
Susan Wloszczyna
USA Today
January 1, 2000
One-stop shopping for your emotional movie needs.
| Original Score: 3/4
Ed Scharf
January 1, 2000
[Portman] shows just how comfortable she can be carrying a major motion picture.
| Original Score: 6/10
JoBlo's Movie Emporium
January 1, 2000
I enjoyed much of it based solely on the excellent performances put forth by five great actresses.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
David N. Butterworth
January 1, 2000
Sure, there are men in this movie, but they simply cannot compete with the likes of Portman, Sarandon, Channing, Judd, Cusack, and Fields.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Bob Bloom
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Jim Chastain
Norman Transcript
January 1, 2000
The film worked for me. I think this is primarily because of the interesting characters and how they are brought to life by strong acting performances.
Full Review
Top Critic
Jane Sumner
Dallas Morning News
January 1, 2000
Funny, fresh and reassuring.
Top Critic
James Berardinelli
January 1, 2000
The filmmakers have crafted a motion picture that should appeal to members of both sexes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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