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Rumor Has It Reviews

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Nick Rogers
October 8, 2010
A romantic comedy with all the excitement of an AARP magazine cover story and negligible chemistry between Aniston and Costner. Given talk of infertility, let it be said "Rumor" is a series of rocky places in which comedy?s seed can find no purchase.
Full Review | Original Score: .5/4
Ross Anthony
Hollywood Report Card
April 23, 2007
Lacks depth.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Todd Hertz
Christianity Today
October 2, 2006
The movie shines when allowing the characters to just exist in their world together, without the forced and tired romantic comedy plot weighing on them.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
May 11, 2006
Rumor has it that Rob Reiner used to make really funny, often moving films. I have no doubt he will do so again.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Forrest Hartman
Reno Gazette-Journal
May 6, 2006
A lightweight Jennifer Aniston vehicle that's been rumored to pass for a feature film.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Matt Pais
May 4, 2006
As glazed and cooked as a Christmas ham.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
February 25, 2006
A pleasant little screwball comedy with some clever dialogue.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
January 27, 2006
Com o objetivo de conferir mais dinamismo e graça à história, Rob Reiner impregna o filme com um ar de artificialidade que boicota seus propósitos.
| Original Score: 2/5
Matthew Turner
January 26, 2006
It's a good thing that Jennifer Aniston is one of Hollywood's most likeable actresses because her character does some pretty unforgivable things here. Ruffalo, at least, gets to properly shout at her about it before the end, but that's not really enough.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Larry Ratliff
San Antonio Express-News
January 19, 2006
Rarely does a movie come with a homework assignment. Take it from me, though: Rumor Has It is a lot more fun if you've seen The Graduate.
| Original Score: 3/4
Top Critic
Rex Reed
New York Observer
January 11, 2006
Nothing is remotely believable here.
January 9, 2006
Rumor has it that this movie is really, really good, but that's only half true.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye
January 7, 2006
Profoundly half-baked and needlessly manipulative...feels as annoyingly fluffy as an oversized marshmallow drowning in a cup of hot chocolate.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Top Critic
Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
January 5, 2006
I suppose it sounded like a good idea at the time.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Mark Keizer
Los Angeles CityBeat
January 3, 2006
Even as a holiday throwaway, this James L. Brooks-style blend of comedy and character is lumpy and artificial, failing to extract enough truth from its sordid situations.
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
January 2, 2006
If I have interpreted the message of "Rumor Has It" correctly, then its message is that it's OK to run off and fool around as long as you return to a very understanding partner.
Full Review| Original Score: 2/4
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
January 1, 2006
Rumor Has It is a completely charming movie with terrific performances.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
John Wirt
Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA)
December 31, 2005
Must be among director Rob Reiner's worst movies.
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
December 30, 2005
The truth is, Rob Reiner has come up with another clinker romantic comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette
December 30, 2005
What we've got here is a trifle that is too clever by half. That's not good.
| Original Score: 2/5
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