40 Days and 40 Nights Synopsis
40 DAYS AND 40 NIGHTS is a comedy about a guy who vows to stay celibate for 40 days and 40 nights.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
It's very funny, terrifically lively and, considering how awful it might have been, surprisingly tender in its portrait of a young guy who...
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75

Miami Herald

By Charles Savage
The quality writing, delivered by likable Hartnett and his talented co-stars, makes up for the sometimes flat production. A richly humorous...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Hartnett shows here a breezy command of his charming, likable character. It is a reminder of his talent and versatility.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
A kinder, gentler teensploitation comedy, but Hartnett's Matt, at least, invites the audience to graduate to something better.
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63

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
A curious entry in the current wave of raunchy youth comedies. It's refreshingly free of scatological humor, but even while aiming higher,...
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63

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Within a certain narrow range, Hartnett shows some comic flair -- though not enough to carry the picture over its considerable rough spots.
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60

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Yup, director Michael Lehmann, far from the glory days of "Heathers," has made a movie about a hard-on, in which he relentlessly pounds a...
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
It's rare that a movie is so graceful and so gross.
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50

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
The film's biggest problem, however, is its naive inability to understand that sex comedies, to amuse, must be about more than sex.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

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Builds up comic force in its first half. But then it blows it, leaving the audience feeling unsatisfied.
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Rated R | For strong sexual content, nudity and language
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Mildly amusing Josh Hartnett sex comedy.
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