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An Officer and a Gentleman Reviews

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July 31, 2013
It's a straight-out drama in the old Hollywood style. As such, it works fairly well, though its lapses in taste are sour reminders of the subtlety Hollywood has lost in recent years.
July 31, 2013
Not even the combined talents of Debra Winger and an Oscar-winning Louis Gossett Jr can turn this one into a great movie, but if you're in the mood for a wallow, it's perfect.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 31, 2013
An Officer and a Gentleman is a 1980s version that doesn't tamper much with the formula, but it does revitalize it, thanks to the erotic teamwork of Richard Gere and Debra Winger.
July 31, 2013
The performances are uniformly strong, with Gere offering some of his best work -- though it pales in comparison with Gossett's tour de force as the tough, principled Sgt. Foley.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 1, 2011
So-so coming-of-age military flick; not for kids.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 6, 2010
Rarely does a film come along with so many finely-drawn characters to care about.
March 17, 2007
Its famous ending may be hokey, but in a movie this honest, it couldn't feel more right.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
November 3, 2006
Blue-collar fairy tale: Richard Gere is the frog-prince and Debra Winger is Cinderella in this extremely old-fashioned yet enjoyable movie, whose few modernist touches are a black sergeant, rougher lingo, and more vivid sexuality.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
November 19, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
November 13, 2004
This movie is made for the romantic in all of us, as well as the loners that we've all experienced being at one point in our lives.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
October 23, 2004
An Officer and a Gentleman is the best movie about love that I've seen in a long time. Maybe that's because it's not about "love" as a Hollywood concept, but about love as growth, as learning to accept other people for who and what they are.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
August 30, 2004
A conventional but hugely compelling drama.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
March 12, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
February 4, 2004
An Officer and A Gentleman succeeds as both a magical love story and as a convincing portrait of one individual's passage into manhood.
December 25, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
August 13, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
November 12, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
October 16, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
September 18, 2002
Overhyped - but worthwhile
| Original Score: 3/5
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