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Why Do Fools Fall In Love Reviews

June 18, 2008
Too ill defined to emerge from the pack of box office also-rans.
April 25, 2003
A celebration of pop fantasies, a boyish rascal with a helium voice, and three pretty fools who fell in love with him.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 18, 2002
A fresh, enlightening example of how to take a tragic American show-business story and make it funny, warm and terrifically entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
February 14, 2001
Though Nava's soapy directing style makes Fools watchable enough in a campy way, the film's unsophisticated nature undermines its better qualities.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
Foolproof fun!
Top Critic
January 1, 2000
Entertaining and nostalgically moving!
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Lymon's career may have been short and sad, but Why Do Fools Fall in Love finds the melodrama of his life in the exciting music of his time and the tumult of his romances.
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January 1, 2000
A standout performance by Vivica A. Fox and Leranze Tate!
January 1, 2000
We get no discernible Frankie at all!
Full Review | Original Score: C
January 1, 2000
Despite employing the familiar motion picture elements of sex, greed, and music, this is not a run-of-the- mill biopic.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Smart, quirky love story.
Top Critic
January 1, 2000
Filled with color and energy!
Top Critic
January 1, 2000
Totally entertaining!
January 1, 2000
What made Frankie run? The movie clearly doesn't know.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Jampacked with rock glamour and exploitation, joy and horror, that keeps showing its subject at different angles, through different eyes.
January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
The musical numbers are outstanding! Mr. Tate turns Frankie's showmanship into an expression of bold kinetic energy!
January 1, 2000
A dull and frustrating movie.