80

Variety

By David Stratton
Cheekily diverting, decidedly feel-good, tremendously sexy entertainment.
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70

L.A. Weekly

By Chuck Wilson
This is a small, funny movie drawn from the radical notion that a love born of late-night lust can survive the glaring light of day.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Unpretentious fun.
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58

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By Paula Nechak
Wenham and Porter make the film better than it should be.
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50

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
The film's greatest assets are leads Susie Porter and David Wenham, whose considerable personal appeal make its trite observations about the war of the sexes seem charming, at least for a while.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Wenham and Porter are appealing actors, and Teplitzky's depiction of their coupling has an unflinching realism.
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50

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
There are many things that Better Than Sex is better than, although sex is not among them. It is better than a root canal, an IRS audit, or a rained-out ballgame.
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40

Austin Chronicle

By Kimberley Jones
Little more than a constant and occasionally pretty imaginative sex show.
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40

Mr. Showbiz

By Kevin Maynard
This predictable romantic comedy outing has occasional flickers of ingenuity.
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38

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
The movie's only redeeming qualities are its stars.
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47 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
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