• Released
  • May 4, 2012
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 46 min
  • Comedy
    Romance
  • 14 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: After learning she has terminal cancer, a free-spirited young woman falls in love with her doctor.

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14
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50

Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
You should know right up front that even if you realize you're being manipulated you are probably going to weep anyway.
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50

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
What's missing is honesty. It has been supplanted by artifice.
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45

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
The tiniest bit of Hudson's wrinkly-crinkly cuteness goes a long way, and in A Little Bit of Heaven, watching her waste away becomes slow...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
In the long history of bad movies about bad illnesses, A Little Bit of Heaven just might be the worst.
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25

Slant Magazine

By Andrew Schenker
Unsurprisingly for a film detailing terminal disease, this is a largely solemn affair, often verging on morbidity in its elongated...
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20

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
An awkward mixture of melodrama and whimsical romantic comedy that should make the briefest of appearances in theaters before, like its...
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16

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Terminal colon cancer has never looked more fetching than in the critically ill romantic-disease comedy A Little Bit of Heaven.
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0

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
With the abysmal A Little Bit of Heaven, Kate Hudson's possibly unprecedented losing streak remains unbroken: She hasn't made a good movie...
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0

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
As far as director Nicole Kassell and writer Gren Wells are concerned, the C in Big C must stand for cute. The film reaches into the pits...
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0

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Droolingly stupid weepie. Useful tip: The movie dies way quicker than she does.
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Rated PG-13 | For Crude References, Sexual Content and Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 14+ Bizarre combo of terminal cancer weepy and sexy romcom.
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