Jackie & Ryan Reviews

May 3, 2020
[Jackie & Ryan] is about a pair of struggling people trying hard to make everything alright.
July 10, 2015
There's a familiar tune to this modest low-budget romance about musicians who fall in love, yet it's given a fresh spin by a set of charming performances and a screenplay that generally sidesteps cliches.
July 10, 2015
Sweet if unexciting love story about two musicians.
July 6, 2015
A tender romantic drama about two music lovers who face steep and unruly challenges during hard times.
July 3, 2015
A romance of a gentle, bittersweet, grownup variety that doesn't pretend that every connection has to be a grand, sweeping, happily-ever-after thing.
July 2, 2015
"Jackie & Ryan" may prove too low-key and deliberately paced for less patient viewers, but distinct pleasures are to be had from this compactly shot film's easy rhythms, affecting tone and nicely modulated performances.
July 2, 2015
You anticipate a cheap, sentimental ending. But it is not to be, and the movie is much the better for it.
July 2, 2015
It's refreshing to see a romance-even a slightly tepid one-that acknowledges and even embraces its transient nature.
July 1, 2015
"Jackie & Ryan" isn't profound work, but it carries real heart and private moments of panic.
July 1, 2015
For a Katherine Heigl vehicle, "Jackie & Ryan" stars a whole lot of Ben Barnes. Not that there's anything wrong with that.
June 29, 2015
Despite the film's repeated recourse to Americana clich, Jackie & Ryan turns out to be a tender, affecting music-driven love story.
September 8, 2014
The modesty of the story, the simple story-telling and honest emotions all come together in a satisfying whole.
Top Critic
September 8, 2014
Mellow, digestibly sweet and embellished with lovely folk tunes, this modest bit of Americana reveals pleasing new sides of both leads ...
September 8, 2014
A low-key romance may be the beginning of a comeback for Katherine Heigl