100

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
It's a feat of star acting, and it helps make (500) Days not just bitter or sweet but everything in between.
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
A different kind of love story: an honest one that takes a piece out of you.
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Much like Annie Hall did for a previous generation, (500) Days of Summer may be the movie that best captures a contemporary romantic sensibility.
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The writing is often clever and the overall production playful and intelligent.
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80

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
A romantic comedy that feels like real life.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

An irresistible feel-good movie about love gone bad.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Deschanel does what she does seemingly without effort, managing to convey Summer's mixed-up messed-upness.
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
It's an "Annie Hall" for the iPod generation: ├╝ber-designed, pleasing to the touch, making up in generic sweetness what it lacks in bite.
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40

NPR

By Nathan Lee
For all its rhetorical whimsy and hipster dressings, (500) Days of Summer is a thoroughly conservative affair, as culturally and romantically status quo as any Jennifer Aniston vehicle.
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
An exhaustive and exhausting dissection of a relationship that was never all that promising in the first place.
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76 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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