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Heartbreaker (L'Arnacoeur) Reviews

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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
September 24, 2010
It sparkles like champagne. It's not the good stuff, but it'll do the trick.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
September 23, 2010
It has neither a cynic's conviction nor idealist's perseverance, and its ideas about what a woman wants seem cribbed from bad paperback fiction.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
September 17, 2010
Chaumeil's comedy cum scenery -- mainly Monte Carlo -- gives the mercurial Romain Duris a chance to show his chops as an homme fatal.
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
September 16, 2010
Alas, it turns out to be just as bad as any routine French romantic comedy -- illogical, inconsistent and sloppily written, a charmless, tasteless, witless waste of time.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
September 13, 2010
The travelogue component of Heartbreaker is its best selling point.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
September 10, 2010
Yes, Heartbreaker is diverting, intermittently charming and occasionally funny, but it is also a jumble of jammed-together notions.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
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Kyle Smith
New York Post
September 10, 2010
A sweetly ingratiating fuzzy navel of a movie...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
September 9, 2010
Slick entertainment is rarely as, yes, slickly entertaining as it is in Heartbreaker, a French romantic farce that is commercial cinema at its most successful.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Nathan Rabin
AV Club
September 9, 2010
Heartbreaker relies far too heavily on the charm and attractiveness of romantic leads whose chemistry is lukewarm at best to sell a groaning collection of rom-com clichés.
Full Review | Original Score: C
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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 8, 2010
Heartbreaker is like a caper comedy meets The Bodyguard -- it's winsome and accomplished fluff.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out
September 8, 2010
If the ultra-annoying Hitch happened to be a French film (Le Hitch?), it might be welcomed with the same double standard as this slapsticky rom-com...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Melissa Anderson
Village Voice
September 7, 2010
There's trouble in Paradis-and in a script that prizes frenzy over any actual feeling.
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Anna Smith
Time Out
June 30, 2010
When 'Heartbreaker' goes for real romance, it falters. When it goes for laughs, it hits the mark.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5