Raising Helen Reviews

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February 6, 2018
Helen recognizes what the audience has known all along: "Holy can be hot!"
January 17, 2016
Marshall does a decent job with this film, keeping everything 'nice' as you find in most of his movies.
December 28, 2010
Light drama with some appealing moments.
August 7, 2008
August 7, 2007
Yet another social fable about women in distress from Gary Marshall with no foundation in any reality and a mannered, irritating performance from Kate Hudson.
May 21, 2007
A sort of updated Pretty Woman into homework rather than hooking.
May 2, 2007
Satisfying only because of Joan Cusack's sterling performance. Will somebody please give that actress a starring role in her own vehicle?
November 1, 2006
As far as heartwarming comedies go, this one has all the parts necessary: the heart, the warmth, and the comedy.
December 6, 2005
October 11, 2004
...a drippy, maudlin, melodramatic, semi-romantic, sometimes comedy.
October 7, 2004
September 16, 2004
Tries to tell in excruciating detail the stories of at least six characters, but succeeds in showing us they are only cardboard cutouts.
August 28, 2004
August 28, 2004
The latest urban fairy tale from Pretty Woman's Marshall sees the director continue his descent into underwritten schmaltz at the expense of genuine wit and warmth.
August 13, 2004
It's parenthood through rose-colored glasses.
August 8, 2004
Truly means well but, as box office goes, is too condescending and pre-fab to mean very much.
June 28, 2004
...sweet-as-Splenda Garry Marshall pipedream...
June 16, 2004
A gift-wrapped view of pathos -- so sanitized it's almost creepy.
June 15, 2004
This isn't funny enough or dramatic enough.
June 9, 2004
...a warm fuzzy...
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