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Laws of Attraction Reviews

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Vanessa Sibbald
May 12, 2004
So completely separated from any sense of reality that one ends up gnashing their teeth in frustration while trying to stomach the sickeningly sweet premise
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Sara Brady
Premiere Magazine
May 11, 2004
Brosnan's effortlessly charming performance, paired with Moore's prickly likeability, makes it a rather attractive proposition, all in all.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
May 10, 2004
Your Honor, I object. It's not fair. Pierce and Moore are just not equally matched. He acts rings around her.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)
May 10, 2004
Sometimes in the movies, the laws of attraction can only lead to a misdemeanor.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
May 9, 2004
This so silly that it never should have splattered onto the big screen.
Full Review| Original Score: 1/4
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
May 7, 2004
Brosnan is at ease playing the suave cad, but all his vim and vigor is overruled in favor of director Peter Howitt's sappy romantic motions.
Angela Baldassarre
May 6, 2004
Obvious throwback to the battle-of-the-sexes comedies of the 1940, but this film lacks the wit of those earlier movies and, more importantly, the point.
Tony Toscano
Talking Pictures (U.S.)
May 5, 2004
The mix is almost unwatchable.
Full Review| Original Score: 1.5/4
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
May 5, 2004
I didn't hate Laws of Attraction; I did, however, like it better in its 36 or so earlier incarnations.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Brad Slager
Film Threat
May 4, 2004
What could have been an enjoyable modernization of classic character stories becomes little more than a pedestrian romance tale.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
May 3, 2004
Terrible, terrible film.
John P. McCarthy
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
May 3, 2004
You won't need a keen legal mind to judge 'Laws of Attraction' more talky than fast-talking.
Vince Koehler
Entertainment Spectrum
May 2, 2004
Enjoy the fun in this fun romantic comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
May 2, 2004
The only problem is that there's no attraction in Laws of Attraction. That's another way of saying 'no chemistry.'
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Eric D. Snider
May 1, 2004
The film doesn't have a 'plot' so much as it has a series of weak, pointless scenes that aren't funny, don't develop the characters and don't further the story.
Full Review | Original Score: D
Dustin Putman
May 1, 2004
The time spent watching this hackneyed waste is interminable, frustrating, and quite boring.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Neil Smith
May 1, 2004
Lacklustre mix of dated screwball and Irish whimsy.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide
May 1, 2004
There's nothing awful here, but also not a single aspect of the movie to really like.
| Original Score: 63/100
Sean P. Means
Salt Lake Tribune
May 1, 2004
The exquisitely talented Moore, obviously uncomfortable with rapid-fire banter, should sue director Peter Howitt for an annulment, on the grounds of nonsupport.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Todd Gilchrist
May 1, 2004
With Moore and Brosnan as the star-crossed pair, the sparks that fly are brighter than in your typical romantic comedy.
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