Life or Something Like It - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Life or Something Like It Reviews

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Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
April 26, 2002
This is an ungainly movie, ill-fitting, with its elbows sticking out where the knees should be.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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James Berardinelli
April 23, 2002
Life or Something Like It has its share of high points, but it misses too many opportunities.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star
April 28, 2002
After taking in this brainless, by-the-book romantic comedy, you'll need a breath mint just to get the taste out of your mouth.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
James Rocchi
November 7, 2002
Angelina Jolie's romance/comedy/drama isn't terribly romantic, comedic or dramatic.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Scott Weinberg
DVD Clinic
October 15, 2002
Whoever said 'blondes have more fun' may have been right, but that doesn't mean we have to PAY to watch it happen in such trivial fashion.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
April 26, 2002
Herek's direction is matter-of-fact and sometimes awkward.
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press
April 25, 2002
The movie has no suspense, no sense of how Jolie's destiny affects her and absolutely no connection to life or anything like it.
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons
June 30, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Betsy Bozdech
April 26, 2002
Suffers from a decided lack of creative storytelling.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Victoria Alexander
April 24, 2002
To enjoy this movie's sharp dialogue and delightful performance by Jolie and Burns, you have to gloss over the no sense ending.
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Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
April 26, 2002
Oh, please. Stop and smell the manure.
Read More | Original Score: 0.5/5
Brian Orndorf
April 28, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
April 22, 2002
Bad movies just don't come any sadder than Life or Something Like It, a shapeless, miserable mess.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: 1/5
Rebecca Murray
December 17, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: C-
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Peter Howell
Toronto Star
April 26, 2002
Explain to me why the big studios keep making romantic comedies which are so lacking in romance and comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009
Pseudo-spiritual nonsense...
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
April 26, 2002
It appears as if even the filmmakers didn't know what kind of movie they were making.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
April 29, 2002
Full Review| Original Score: 2/4
Susan Granger
April 25, 2002
Full Review| Original Score: 5/10
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 25, 2002
Angelina Jolie gives a mixed-bagged performance. Sometimes she is annoying, affected and just plain selfish...other times she endearing and funny
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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