Blind Dating (2007)

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James Keach's romantic comedy Blind Dating concerns a 22-year old blind man named Danny (Chris Pine). Though Danny refuses to let his visual deficiency keep him from enjoying every aspect of life, he does shy away from women. When his brother Larry (Eddie Kaye Thomas) discovers Danny is a virgin, he makes every effort to lift that burden from him. Although a series of dates goes very wrong in a number of ways, Danny eventually meets a nurse (Anjali Jay), who agrees to go out with him, although her Indian family may prove a greater hindrance to their happiness than his medical condition. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi
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PG-13 (for sexual content and language)
Genre:
Comedy , Drama
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Cast

Chris Pine
as Danny
Anjali Jay
as Leeza
Stephen Tobolowsky
as Dr. Perkins
Jane Seymour
as Dr. Evans
Jennifer Alden
as Jasmine
Frank Gerrish
as Angelo
Kari Hawker
as Duty Nurse
Maitreyee Brandon
as Bhat's Sister
Ossie Mair
as Mr. Bhat
Jayma Mays
as Mandy
Austin Rogers
as Young Larry
Jodi Russell
as Mrs. Van de Meer
Katy Mixon
as Suzie
Igbal Theba
as Mr. Raja
Jaysha Patel
as Young Jaysha
Iqbal Theba
as Mr. Raja
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Critic Reviews for Blind Dating

All Critics (24) | Top Critics (3)

Pleasant but forgettable, it's destined to end up as little more than a minor footnote on Pine's megastar CV.

Full Review… | September 18, 2009
Time Out
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Full Review… | April 9, 2009
Variety
Top Critic

It's not preachy or weepy. Instead, it's a lively yet meaningful romantic comedy that doesn't lose sight of its central mission: to entertain.

Full Review… | May 11, 2007
Houston Chronicle
Top Critic

The chemistry between Leeza and Danny is the only saving grace of this messy film. It's almost as if the writers couldn't stand to just watch them sweetly fall in love.

Full Review… | May 10, 2007
Arizona Republic
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Full Review… | October 1, 2009
Empire Magazine

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Full Review… | September 30, 2009
Empire Magazine

Audience Reviews for Blind Dating

If it weren't for Chris Pine's natural charm, this movie probably wouldn't have been half as good. I'm not usually a fan of romantic comedies, but I found that I really liked this one, for its main character as well as those around him. I really sympathized with Danny's desire to be independant and find love, and his blindness wasn't so much a physical handicap for him as it was a social handicap that influenced other people's treatment of him. There is also a parallel storyline of Danny volunteering to undergo experimental surgery that could potentiall grant him limited vision, but it takes a backseat to the romance story. The humour in this one is genuinely funny without being mean-spirited, and he ending, while unorthodox is both happy and satusfying.

Emily Armstrong
Emily Armstrong

Super Reviewer

I really wish I could say this wasn't cheesy or lame, but it really is for the most part. The only redeeming quality is Chris Pine's really great performance. No one must have told him how dumb and ridiculous it was going to be because his character is really well developed and realistic. Now for a straight-to-video movie it's not the worst, but it just has all those stereotypical quirky moments that have long since been considered cute or even amusing.

Conner Rainwater
Conner Rainwater

Super Reviewer

½

Nothing special about this movie, really I mean that... Chris Pine act's was sucks, he played a blind man who wasn't like a blind man... Even he walking as a straight man... It is true that some scenes made me laugh, but the whole movie just not that good... Just watch it in your spare time...

Sanjaya  丘耀文
Sanjaya 丘耀文

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