100

San Francisco Chronicle

A triumph for all involved.
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90

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Delivers frisky fun for bruised romantics regardless of age, sex or nationality.
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88

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
The Zellweger-Firth-Grant triangle works as irresistibly as Hepburn-Grant-Stewart in "The Philadelphia Story."
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88

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
A delightful and endearing romantic comedy with the shape and resonance of a Jane Austen novel.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Made against all odds into a funny and charming movie that understands the charm of the original, and preserves it.
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75

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
The film not only works better than expected but gets the important things right, starting, of course, with Zellweger's Bridget and Bridget's mind-set.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
As adorable and predictable a film as the Helen Fielding best-seller that inspired it.
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75

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
Where the highly likable actress (Zellweger) proves most valuable is in making us adore this insecure, clumsy, contradictory creature.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Bridget's most attractive asset is that she's played by Renée Zellweger.
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30

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The worst part of Ms. Zellweger's plight is that she, along with others in the cast, has fallen victim to a first-time feature director whose vocabulary doesn't seem to include the word "simplicity."
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66 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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