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Maid in Manhattan Reviews

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January 10, 2016
for the chicks who like chick flicks, this will be a great film
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 25, 2010
Undeniably pleasing if not particularly memorable.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 9, 2006
Talented individuals labour over the contrivances in this lightweight romance, and if the result's fluff, at least it's painless.
December 6, 2005
When we catch ourselves sighing at the end, we get mad that we've fallen for this same old formula all over again. But mad in a nice way.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
May 13, 2003
Maid in Manhattan works because it's charming, and enjoyable.
April 5, 2003
Leave reality at the concession stand along with your $20 for popcorn, candy and a large drink.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 11, 2003
The story strikes a delicate balance between the Cinderella legend, where the charming prince rescues her from a dreary life, and the self-help notion of working to get a better job.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
March 8, 2003
An enchanting Cinderella story, Maid In Manhattan rises above the city skyscrapers to offer a delightful interlude for those who love happily-ever-after entertainment. A mix of Pretty Woman, You've Got Mail and Notting Hill, here's a film whose whole is m
January 8, 2003
As a romantic comedy it stands out amongst its peers. The critical attacks hurled on it, like those on its star, seem mostly unwarranted.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 7, 2003
During a movie season filled with dark, heavy, and sometimes brilliant Oscar-bait, it's kind of nice to get an unassuming little picture that only wants to put a smile on your face.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 27, 2002
'it's better to go in knowing full well what's going to happen, but willing to let the earnestness of its execution and skill of its cast take you down a familiar road with a few twists. Cynics need not apply.'
Full Review | Original Score: B
December 21, 2002
Each time the story threatens to stall, Wang turns the audience's attention to Lopez and Fiennes, a couple of enormously attractive actors who truly seem fascinated by each other.
December 20, 2002
Director Wayne Wang proves with Maid in Manhattan that even predictable movies can leave you feeling warm and fuzzy.
| Original Score: 3/4
December 19, 2002
Maid in Manhattan handles well one of the most difficult components of the romantic comedy, the contrived Trial Separation.
December 19, 2002
Maid in Manhattan never pretends to be more than it is: a pretty movie about pretty people in pretty surroundings falling in love -- and on those terms, it's not a bad night at the movies.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 17, 2002
It's the sweet Cinderella story that "Pretty Woman" wanted to be.
Full Review| Original Score: 3/4
December 17, 2002
The film works largely through its cannily assembled cast.
December 16, 2002
With a romantic comedy plotline straight from the ages, this Cinderella story doesn't have a single surprise up its sleeve. But it does somehow manage to get you under its spell.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 16, 2002
A good story with humor and great performances.
December 16, 2002
It's a charming romantic fantasy.
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