Just Like Heaven - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Just Like Heaven Reviews

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Victoria Alexander
Movie Reviews in Croatian
September 30, 2005
A solid, thought-provoking movie with charm.
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Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
September 30, 2005
Reese Witherspoon returns to a classier brand of romantic comedy.
Full Review| Original Score: 3/4
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Andrew Sarris
New York Observer
September 28, 2005
See two charming characters make beautiful music together.
Mark Pfeiffer
Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema
September 27, 2005
Witherspoon and Ruffalo underplay the broad comedy and their characters' attraction, which is why their chemistry ultimately proves to be so satisfying.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Jeanne Kaplan
Kaplan vs. Kaplan
September 26, 2005
Despite the requisite Hollywood ending, everyone can leave the theater happy.
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David Kaplan
Kaplan vs. Kaplan
September 26, 2005
I was licking my movie critic chops anticipating a juicy negative review of what surely would be a disastrous take on another ghost-story-turned-romance. Surprise, surprise!
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Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
September 24, 2005
Offers further proof that a film really can get by on the charms of its stars.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette
September 24, 2005
It's fine for what it is. A romantic comedy with a slight supernatural bent, but it doesn't go far enough.
| Original Score: 3/5
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Kyle Smith
New York Post
September 24, 2005
Starts out glib and gimmicky but later digs surprisingly deep.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
September 23, 2005
Despite the modern trappings, Just Like Heaven is as retro as hell.
John Wirt
Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA)
September 23, 2005
The film sweetens and trivializes tragic circumstances that are all too common and neither funny nor romantic.
Mark Palermo
The Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
September 22, 2005
It's not great for the same reason it isn't terrible: It takes no risks.
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Ross Anthony
Hollywood Report Card
September 22, 2005
I was laughing &/or crying the whole time (aside from the first & last ten minutes). I liked it!
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Michael Szymanski
Sci-Fi Weekly
September 21, 2005
Ever wonder about having a relationship with someone who would just disappear every so often? Well, that materializes here-and sometimes it doesn't look too bad
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Jim Chastain
Norman Transcript
September 21, 2005
Too cute for its own good.
Full Review| Original Score: C +
Jeff Otto
IGN Movies
September 21, 2005
A film that is never quite sure what it wants to be.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
John P. McCarthy
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
September 21, 2005
The brain activity never dips too low and this funny, charming picture never takes itself too seriously.
Jackie K. Cooper
September 20, 2005
Audiences for 'Heaven' can wait - for the DVD.
Full Review| Original Score: 5/10
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
September 19, 2005
Just Like Heaven transcends the "chick flick" moniker that it coulda, shoulda had.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
September 19, 2005
It's corny, it's somewhat predictable, but it's also very sweet, it's funny.
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