Keeping the Faith - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Keeping the Faith Reviews

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 24, 2010
Classic romantic triangle for teens and up.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Michael Dequina
January 4, 2010
Norton quickly finds the right note of relaxed sweetness, gentle humor, and swooningly earnest romance.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Bob Grimm
Sacramento News & Review
August 7, 2008
Flawed but entertaining...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)
October 18, 2007
So, a rabbi and a priest fall in love...
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Top Critic
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
A romantic triangle dating movie as confected, and nearly as wholesome, as a '50s Universal bedroom farce, but lacking the confidence and zest.
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
A slight and uneven but very charming romantic comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
December 6, 2005
Well-meaning and decently put together, and it has occasional moments of charm...[but] more than a trifle stale.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Ron Wells
Film Threat
December 6, 2005
I sure wasn't expecting much.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Louis B. Parks
Houston Chronicle
July 21, 2005
The ending gets a little too cute, and isn't true to Anna's independent nature. Oh well, to forgive is divine.
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 9, 2005
Epic dramas can be two hours or more. For light comedy, brevity is better. What could have been a great comedy is just a good one.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Jeanne Aufmuth
Palo Alto Weekly
May 14, 2003
The script administers a relentless string of laughs, most of them genuinely funny.
| Original Score: 3/4
John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online
February 8, 2003
It's a unique blend of charisma, wisdom, and emotion, rendered in a most appealing package.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan
October 21, 2002
There is genuine chemistry among this trio that is fun to watch, and the script will keep you giggling.
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer
October 15, 2002
The movie's biggest surprise is the fine balance it strikes in navigating the tricky passage between offensive and funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Brent Simon
Entertainment Today
September 12, 2002
A charmingly sloppy affair [full of] banter and the free-wheeling spirit of old Hollywood romances... a sun-drenched cinematic field trip.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal
September 10, 2002
Smart, funny and touching, and there is enjoyable chemistry between the three leads.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
August 29, 2002
Unevenly paced, wildly unfunny and patently boring, Keeping the Faith is a waste of talent and time.
Full Review| Original Score: D
Top Critic
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
August 15, 2002
An astute directorial debut for actor Edward Norton.
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
August 2, 2002
A contrived script and lackluster performances are the worst sins of this uninspired comedy.
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
June 15, 2002
A worst-case scenario of what happens when an actor turns director. Norton loves his fellow actors so much he cannot bear to reduce their scenes. So stuff that shouldn't make the cut of even the special edition DVD stays in the film.
Full Review| Original Score: 1/4
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