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Jet Lag (2003)

Jet Lag (2003)



Critic Consensus: A light and fluffy romantic comedy for fans of Juliette Binoche and Jean Reno.

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Two of the biggest stars of the French cinema bring their contrasting styles together in this lively romantic comedy. Rose (Juliette Binoche) is an emotional makeup artist who is hoping to get out of a bad relationship with her boyfriend, Sergio (Sergi Lopez), by leaving him in Paris and heading off to Mexico for a holiday. After losing her cell phone, Rose borrows one from Felix (Jean Reno), a somewhat stiff salesman with an interest in gourmet cooking, who is en route toMunich to attend a funeral. When both Rose and Felix find themselves grounded due to changes in flight scheduling and a transportation strike strands them at the airport, they end up sharing a room at a nearby hotel, where their contrasting personalities make the evening rough sledding for them both. As their unexpected stay wears on, will these opposites begin to attract?
R (for language and brief sexuality)
Art House & International , Comedy , Drama , Romance
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Jean Reno
as Felix
Sergi López
as Sergio
Scali Delpeyrat
as The Doctor
Karine Belly
as Air France Attendant
Raoul Billerey
as Felix's Father
Nadège Beausson-Diagne
as A Roissy Passenger
Alice Taglioni
as Ground Hostess
Jerome Keen
as The Concierge
Sebastien Lalanne
as The Barman
Michel Lepriol
as The Waiter
as Post Office Employee
as Hostess
Rebecca Steele
as Hostess
Lucy Harrison
as Hostess
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Critic Reviews for Jet Lag

All Critics (66) | Top Critics (29)

Manages to surprise and absorb the viewer in ways that your typical 'meet cute' romance never would.

September 20, 2003
Orlando Sentinel
Top Critic

All the usual meet-cute tropes are trotted out -- room service hassles, bed-sharing dilemmas -- but Reno and Binoche make a fine pair and the Parisian setting somehow makes it all seem fresher.

Full Review… | August 18, 2003
Toronto Star
Top Critic

The script is definitely mediocrity mixed with complication.

August 15, 2003
Globe and Mail
Top Critic

A movie so thin it borders on nonexistence.

July 31, 2003
Miami Herald
Top Critic

A piffle of a romantic comedy that wastes its stars.

July 17, 2003
Denver Rocky Mountain News
Top Critic

A stagy romantic comedy that lacks an energetic story but is rescued by the talents of its two stars.

July 10, 2003
Arizona Republic
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Jet Lag


At first, I was baffled. What is this movie and why did I rent it? The beginning monologue is key I believe. I enjoyed this movie. But, I enjoy all things Binoche. =)

Ashley Wormington
Ashley Wormington

I enjoyed the chemistry between Reno & Binoche immensely. The humour and banter were delightful... it was funny to watch her play a ditzy uncertain esthà (C)ticienne with too much makeup :)

Aaron Chuah
Aaron Chuah

good chemistry between the two french acting icons made the movie bearable. bfg, blg, gfb formula with a french twist. humorous in spots, charming in others. nothing indecent about it. a good sunday afternoon flick.

bob weakley
bob weakley

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