Defending Your Life Reviews

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September 7, 2011
January 1, 2000
This is definitely Brooks's day in court, and he makes comic heaven of it.
January 1, 2000
The movie is funny in a warm, fuzzy way, and it has a splendidly satisfactory ending.
March 22, 1991
August 16, 2017
Albert Brooks doesn't make many films, but those he does make are always welcome.
December 9, 2016
Albert Brooks' best movie...
March 1, 2016
Priceless comedy with a message-rich heart, mild swearing.
March 16, 2015
It could have just as easily been set in Dr. Freud's office, with his patient spilling his guts out on the couch.
June 12, 2006
Though visually impressive, the film shows problems with tonality, which veers from outright comedy to earnest therapy session--the "seize the day" lesson is not strong enough for a full-length picture.
October 9, 2005
August 18, 2005
An underrated gem that explores the long-term consequences of our everyday actions.
March 11, 2005
November 12, 2004
June 4, 2004
April 30, 2004
January 12, 2004
October 31, 2003
May 18, 2003
A sweet, mildly profound romantic comedy.
January 29, 2003
November 16, 2002
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