Chances Are Reviews

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September 5, 2019
By creating a sentimental time-warp, sisters Randy and Perry Howze (Mystic Pizza) managed to write a script that works as a romantic comedy, even as it stretches our credulity to the bursting point.
July 8, 2019
Chances Are is hampered from the start by this overworked premise. The surprise, then, is how the film generates enough charm, romance and humor to overcome the familiarity.
May 5, 2014
As a featherweight trifle rooted in young death, an endless mourning process, and quasi-incestuous stirrings, the film suffers from jarring tonal shifts on a continual basis.
April 14, 2014
[Blu-ray Review] Worthy of being rediscovered by fans of any of the actors or '80s comfort-food movie enthusiasts in general, "Chances Are" earns a recommendation.
August 18, 2012
This whimsical fantasy-comedy of reincarnation is well acted by Robert Downey Jr.
February 27, 2008
A lot of fun.
February 27, 2008
Among the best of the body-switch films that cluttered movie screens in the late 1980s.
February 27, 2008
A potentially charming premise yields only a handful of chuckles.
July 29, 2007
June 24, 2006
This went direct to video in Britain, but as latter-day Hollywood romantic comedies go, it has a bit more style than you might expect.
July 3, 2005
April 8, 2005
December 6, 2004
August 28, 2004
Chances Are is an entertaining romantic comedy.
August 10, 2004
Dull romantic comedy
March 4, 2004
A lovely, not to mention very funny, romantic comedy
August 22, 2003
August 19, 2003
Featherweight comedy that somehow, despite the overdone Oedipal stuff, manages to be enjoyable.
May 20, 2003
Emile Ardolino, who directed Dirty Dancing, leaves the film hovering halfway between dewy romance and bedroom farce, but he displays little of the sharpness or comic timing needed for either one.
November 24, 2002
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