The Story of Us - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Story of Us Reviews

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January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
January 1, 2000
The Story of Us is all too willing to settle for superficial comedy and pat answers at the expense of real insight.
January 1, 2000
Sloppy.
January 1, 2000
You almost want this couple to divorce.
January 1, 2000
Aside from a few chuckles, this film is completely without merit. It's mean-spirited and just plain offensive.
| Original Score: 1.5/5
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 1, 2000
The Story of Us is 100-percent predictable.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
The Story of Us is a full length sitcom that's missing both the sit and the com.
January 1, 2000
When Harry Met Sally with a bad script.
January 1, 2000
The entire film is a haphazard scrapbook of highs and lows.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
There is a desperate phoniness about director Rob Reiner's The Story of Us.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
January 1, 2000
Too many long faces, too many too-big smiles, too many over-fought fights, too many cheap reconciliations -- and none of the resonant insight to justify any of it.
January 1, 2000
This Story doesn't really deliver it.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
One of those awkward, cookie-cutter films that looks like the child of Sitcom Dad and Melodrama Mom.
Full Review | Original Score: C
May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 1.5/4
January 1, 2000
In its depiction of a marriage on the rocks, The Story of Us is successful in its ideas, but not necessarily in its treatment.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
At the end, The Story of Us all but collapses, turning into one of those movies that come with their own admission of failure . . . when Eric Clapton sings 'I'm Sorry' under the closing credits, it sounds like the filmmakers apologizing.
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 3/10
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Watching these two attractive actors verbally slug it out is about as much fun as experiencing your own divorce.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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