• Released
  • July 17, 2009
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 35 min
  • Romance
  • 755 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: After his lover dumps him, a writer tries to figure out where their relationship went wrong.

Movie Reviews

Critic Ratings

76
SEE ALL CRITIC REVIEWS
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.
Full Review
88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
A different kind of love story: an honest one that takes a piece out of you.
Full Review
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...
Full Review
80

The Hollywood Reporter

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

New York Daily News

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

San Francisco Chronicle

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

Philadelphia Inquirer

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

Boston Globe

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

Fan Reviews

Did You See This Movie?

Be the first to write a review!

More Info

Rated PG-13 | For sexual material and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Smart, fresh romcom is best for older teens.
Read the Common Sense Media Review
POSITIVE MESSAGES
POSITIVE ROLE MODELS
VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
LANGUAGE
CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF