A Love Song for Bobby Long Synopsis
A woman finds two men living in her deceased mom's house.
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The Hollywood Reporter

Captivating drama delivers literary flair and Louisiana music and great roles for a grizzled John Travolta and lovely Scarlett Johansson.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The movie tries for tragedy and reaches only pathos, but then Bobby lost his chance to be a tragic hero by living this long in the first...
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63

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
The sole asset of "Bobby Long" is Johansson. Blossoming before our very eyes, she gives Pursy the combination of hope and determination...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
An accomplished feature debut with stunning cinematography (by Elliot Davis), a jambalaya story line and yet another heart-stopping...
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50

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The movie's real star is the cinematographer, Elliot Davis -- his images carry more emotional freight than all the performances put...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Carla Meyer
It's engaging and transparent at once.
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
It's the stunning location photography of camera ace Elliot Davis that provides what the movie itself lacks: authenticity.
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50

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Even in the junky potboilers that John Travolta has persisted in making since his "Pulp Fiction" comeback (all 5,000 of them), you usually...
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
A poky dawdle of a Southern-style indie that would pass without notice but for John Travolta and Scarlett Johansson.
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38

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Works hard to give quirk a bad name.
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Rated R | For pervasive language and strong sexuality
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Common Sense Media says not for kids Not for kids, and not worth it for adults.
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