Seducing Doctor Lewis (La grande séduction) Reviews

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May 6, 2006
March 25, 2005
French-speaking Canada's attempt to manufacture a whimsical international crowd-pleaser in the manner of such feature-length Britcoms as 'The Full Monty.'
February 17, 2005
While it begins with a whimsical, promising and slightly bawdy bit of magical realism, it turns into a familiar, conventional and sentimental underdog tale that just won't hunt.
December 9, 2004
Too faithful to the well-worn formula of mixing homegrown eccentricity with a slathering of sentiment, and it never really takes off.
October 22, 2004
A cross between Northern Exposure and Waking Ned Devine.
August 6, 2004
Seducing Dr. Lewis has its warm moments, but it suffers from fuzzy thinking, and that's no way to seduce anyone.
July 31, 2004
the filmmakers are hoping you won't notice their desperate play for a giggle, a plot line, and a marketing gimmick
July 25, 2004
Much of this is very sweet and funny, but frequently the whimsy goes too far and you just wish for it to end.
July 22, 2004
It's predictable, cloying and sickly sweet, and it'll do nothing but put you into a sugar coma.
July 20, 2004
July 8, 2004
It's all fitfully amusing, thanks in large part to Bouchard's richly comic performance, but the movie is never very involving, and it overstays its welcome by a good, long while.
June 30, 2004
What follows is only moderately amusing and almost totally lacking in suspense, surprise or even uncertainly.
June 29, 2004
Wears out its welcome some 20 minutes or so before the end, and leaves the nagging sensation that all this has been done before, and better.
June 18, 2004
The fish-out-of-water premise is a tried and true one but Seducing Doctor Lewis fails to make much of it, succumbing instead to sentimentality and obvious humor.
June 17, 2004
The makers of Seducing Doctor Lewis have a cute idea, but they milk it for all they can, sometimes to the point of embarrassment.
June 17, 2004
No more than a TV sitcom stretched to feature length. All that's missing is the laugh track.
June 16, 2004
With its opening sequence - a hilarious flashback to happier times when all the adults made nocturnal whoopee like clockwork - Doctor Lewis climaxes way too soon.
May 12, 2004
Misses a huge opportunity to make a scathing commentary on the isolation similar townships and villages feel.
April 29, 2004
One of those infuriating comedies that practically nudges you in the ribs while you're watching to remind you how cute and funny it is.
March 23, 2004
Occasional hilarity ensues.
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