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Born Romantic Reviews

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
October 4, 2001
Is whimsicality the last refuge of the mediocre?
Full Review | Original Score: D+
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post
September 28, 2001
Only sporadically entertaining.
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Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com
September 28, 2001
The first contemporary romantic comedy I've seen in years that feels as if it's made by a real human being for other real human beings.
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John Anderson
Newsday
September 28, 2001
One can't fend off the feeling that we've been here before, and with some regularity.
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Jane Sumner
Dallas Morning News
September 28, 2001
Except for Jimmy ... these are not very interesting folks and, at first, it's hard to keep them all straight or even care.
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A.O. Scott
New York Times
September 28, 2001
In its own modest, genial terms, the picture succeeds.
| Original Score: 4/5
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Kevin Maynard
Mr. Showbiz
September 27, 2001
The actors are good enough to make it all work.
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
September 26, 2001
The screenplay is a shade smarter than that of the average romantic comedy, and there are plenty of funny lines and scenes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
April 10, 2001
While you sense the writer lurking behind these twists and oddball moments, the film is not without its shaggy charm.