Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008) - Rotten Tomatoes

Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)

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Critic Consensus: A beguiling tragicomedy, Vicky Cristina Barcelona charms with beautiful views of the Spanish city and a marvelously well-matched cast.

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Vicky and Cristina, these two young Americans spend a summer in Spain and meet a flamboyant artist and his beautiful but insane ex-wife. Vicky is straight-laced and about to be married. Cristina is a sexually adventurous free spirit. When they all become amorously entangled, both comedic and harrowing results ensue.

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Cast

Javier Bardem
as José Antonio
Penelope Cruz
as Maria Elena
Kevin Dunn
as Mark Nash
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Critic Reviews for Vicky Cristina Barcelona

All Critics (200) | Top Critics (45)

The script is witty and playful, the casting just right.

February 5, 2009 | Rating: 4/6 | Full Review…

The film belongs to Bardem and Cruz.

October 18, 2008

Every time you're ready to count Woody Allen out for good, he comes back and surprises you.

October 18, 2008 | Rating: 3/4

When great artists maintain their health and energy into their 70s, amazing things can happen -- and they're happening with Woody Allen.

October 18, 2008 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

Vicky Cristina Barcelona is fitfully good.

October 18, 2008 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

There is nothing wrong with Allen's determination to mix humor and drama, it's simply too bad he's not getting better at it.

October 18, 2008 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Vicky Cristina Barcelona

It's always fun to figure out which character is the Woody Allen. The cast is all great. Now I just need to find a great couple with a house in Spain who'd like to host me for the summer...

Julie B
Julie B

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½

A pleasant surprise, I expected this to be quite the chick flick, instead was a great travel film, with culture, romance, ups and downs and experimental feelings, totally enjoyed it.

Lady D'arbanville
Lady D'arbanville

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My favorite of the late period Allen films.

Ken Stachnik
Ken Stachnik

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