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You've Got Mail Reviews

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David Cornelius
July 2, 2012
A great big hug of a film.
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Lisa Alspector
Chicago Reader
May 27, 2011
The coincidences that make the destined lovers' paths cross aren't contrived with much finesse, but the characters get in some decidedly clever lines.
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews
February 11, 2011
The well-honed dramedic performances by endearingly mock-cranky Hanks and quirky, cryin' Ryan add just enough weight to what might otherwise float away...[Blu-ray]
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 29, 2010
Predictable-but-sweet romantic comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs
September 20, 2010
Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan and America Online. Could you be anymore 1990s?
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
January 29, 2008've got a lot of saccharine sweetness in the film, but it's a good kind of sweetness, a gentle, loveable, delightful sweetness.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
February 9, 2006
The clumsily loaded characterisation not only treats almost every other figure as dispensable, but doesn't even bother to make Meg and Tom properly sympathetic.
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Jeff Millar
Houston Chronicle
July 21, 2005
Mail may not be as romantic as Sleepless, but it's wittier.
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 9, 2005
You've Got Mail is not as saccharine as I expected, but the sugar-coated love story offers us nothing new or original.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons
April 2, 2005
There's no denying the on-screen chemistry between Hanks and Ryan, but still it never really seems to spark as much as it did in Sleepless in Seattle.
| Original Score: 2/5
Jim Shelby
Palo Alto Weekly
May 20, 2003
There is something marvelously contrived about this classic situation: two attractive and incongruous characters who don't know what we know:They belong with each, and when the heck will they get together?
| Original Score: 3/4
John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online
February 8, 2003
You've Got Mail is probably not as engaging as Sleepless, with which it will inevitably be compared, but it has its moments.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
November 22, 2002
It's a good date movie, and I recommend it. But don't forget to rent The Shop Around the Corner.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
James Rocchi
November 7, 2002
This film enchanted me, and even if it did work for me slightly better as a comedy than as a romance, it's still a great comedy -- and Ryan and Hanks are teriffic.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
November 6, 2002
A love story destined to be remembered as one of the best of the decade.
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal
September 10, 2002
Yes, You've Got Mail isn't strikingly profound or groundbreaking, but it's one of these movies that just make you feel real good.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
July 12, 2002
Fully-stocked, well-oiled and soulless, You've Got Mail sure feels like a franchise operation -- all that's missing is a greeter and a discount card.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Ruthe Stein
San Francisco Chronicle
June 18, 2002
Every time You've Got Mail is about to choke on its own cleverness, it's resuscitated by its extremely likable -- oh heck, let's just call them lovable -- stars.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Christine James
Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron's screenplay is adequately warm and funny, and the characters sufficiently charming, to draw audiences in to the unlikely but ultimately engaging love affair.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
May 31, 2002
Um filme carente de atrativos como os que fizeram de 'Sintonia de Amor' uma pequena obra-prima entre as comédias românticas.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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