Here Comes Mr. Jordan - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Here Comes Mr. Jordan Reviews

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
July 6, 2016
juggles the tones and genre shifts with an impressive deftness that makes it feel all of a piece even though, in many ways, it is all over the place
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 20, 2016
There are some nice comic moments peppered throughout, but more interesting than the film itself is its influence on film and TV.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
June 18, 2016
The delightful Here Comes Mr. Jordan was based on a play (Harry Segall's Heaven Can Wait), but it's hardly a stagebound film, given its ease at hopping between numerous locales both earthy and celestial.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Emanuel Levy
March 25, 2009
A mildly amusing comedy fantasy that was extremely popular during WWII and later served as the basis for Warren Beatty's 1978 Heaven Can Wait.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks
March 13, 2009
Mr. Jordan has the right kind of love for itself: it isn't self-glorifying or self-fetishizing so much as it is contagiously warm toward its characters and besotted with its tenderly ambitious script
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star
February 18, 2007
The film is surprisingly sharp-edged and caustic for 1941 fare.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Kent Turner
February 5, 2007
The appealing theme of predestination is expressed by [Rain's] Mr. Jordan ... making this one of the few rom-coms expressly for Presbyterians.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly
January 5, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
June 23, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
March 29, 2004
First and easily the best version of the story.
| Original Score: 4/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
February 14, 2004
Somewhat enjoyable but rather routine romantic fantasy film.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
January 30, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Randy Shulman
Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
January 29, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
December 24, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
August 27, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
July 29, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
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