Amélie Synopsis
A woman discretely orchestrates the lives of the people around her, creating a world of her own.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A feel-good movie, in the absolute best sense.
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100

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
This is the Paris -- and the mad, beautiful young Parisienne -- we look for in dreams.
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91

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The charming movie, already an international success, seduces.
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88

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
At two hours, the movie is probably 15 minutes too long -- the final half-hour in particular could have used some trimming -- but...
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88

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Delightful and original, the film conjures up a corner of Paris distinct and specific, yet fairy-tale fanciful.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A delicious pastry of a movie -- You see it, and later when you think about it, you smile.
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Irresistibly endearing, with a visual verve all its own.
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80

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
An endearing film, and a fascinating one.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A charmer, a movie whose embrace of cinema is so passionate it could be mistaken for an embrace of life.
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63

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Whether you're charmed or bored by the movie depends entirely on your feelings for Amelie, a young woman whose hyper-quirky personality...
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Wasn't sure....BUT I LOVED IT!!

By Movie-Guru-Fo-Shooru
After I saw La Vie En Rose, I decided to start viewing French movies. They have a lot more depth then American movies. Foreign films are better. Period. Anyways, this was the second French movie I...

AMAZING

By hookem2008
I watched this movie for my French class because I had to write a paper on a french film. At first I wasn't sure, but I really loved the movie. I made two of my friends watch it, and when they...

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Amelie:A Must-See.

By Moviedude
If you haven't seen this incredible,and charming movie yet,what's wrong with you!!!???Get it ASAP.It's just something you have to see,because it's hard to put in words.JUST GO OUT AND GET IT!!!...

Five Word Review

By jenhc
Love's discovery in postcard Paris...

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Rated R | For Sexual Content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 16+ Thoughtful, charming for 16+.
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