A Map of the World - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

A Map of the World Reviews

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February 7, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
Acting and character development are uneven.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
The film positively crawls.
| Original Score: 3/5
October 11, 2003
A profoundly unnecessary movie with pretty good performances; perfectly captures the noble mediocrity of the novel.
| Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
Disappointingly unengaging.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Asks how anyone could live with themselves when a child entrusted into their care dies.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Too many situations are set up or suggested without much follow-through.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Most of the film feels borrowed from other movies.
October 20, 2002
The fairly simple storyline...is certainly stretched quite thin over the two hour running time.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
February 5, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
The film overflows with the studied ordinariness that prevails in Mom movies, where glamorous Hollywood stars muck about in pajamas and a little epiphany may be signaled by a broken cereal bowl on the kitchen floor.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
The screenplay has such unspeakable dialogue that you don't even believe in the characters you're watching.
January 1, 2000
Scott Elliott's palsied directorial debut, from a mine shaft-ridden script, is a sick joke.
January 1, 2000
A Map of the World is a grim, humorless melodrama with very little entertainment value.
January 1, 2000
A sincere film, but strangely uninvolving.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
The result of what happens when a pedestrian director shoots a tone-deaf script.
January 1, 2000
Gooey with sentiment.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Maddeningly uneven.
June 30, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
Good performances all through the movie.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
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