Maid in Manhattan Reviews

February 9, 2006
Talented individuals labour over the contrivances in this lightweight romance, and if the result's fluff, at least it's painless.
March 22, 2003
Instead of a fairy tale, we have a tale told without imagination. It's Cinderella gone stale.
January 13, 2003
Not so much a movie as a collection of career moves.
December 17, 2002
Problem is, there really isn't any dialogue here that suggests that Marisa is truly sassy, or charming, or candid, or that the would-be senator is either brilliant or senatorial, or that her accent-less son is not simply on loan from Hogwarts.
December 16, 2002
J. Lo will earn her share of the holiday box office pie, although this movie makes one thing perfectly clear: She's a pretty woman, but she's no working girl.
December 16, 2002
It's a charming romantic fantasy.
December 13, 2002
A lovably old-school Hollywood confection.
December 13, 2002
Little more than a bedtime story for 12-year-old girls.
December 13, 2002
It's a warm, if pallid, romantic comedy that may not do much more to burnish Lopez's reputation, but will certainly not bruise it.
December 13, 2002
The movie would almost qualify as pleasant, were it not for a certain condescension in its treatment of working-class life and its offhand assumption that lives not buoyed by riches or aggrandized by fame are hardly worth living.