75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
What's immediately apparent -- and refreshing -- about Chasing Liberty is that it doesn't play cute with its premise.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Robert K. Elder
As it turns out, "Liberty," a likable, light-as-air road comedy, is a much better movie than its sour-pun title.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Boasts exceedingly high levels of improbability and an embarrassment of continuity and character shortfalls, but still has a certain bubbleheaded charm.
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Chases romance and comedy across Europe for nearly two hours without ever quite catching either. Essentially a teenage rendition of William Wyler's immortal "Roman Holiday."
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
At least some Goode may come from Chasing Liberty: I hope we'll be seeing more of the handsome and unboyish young man with big star potential who looks ready to take on more, not Moore.
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
It's one TV-movie romp that Kristy McNichol never got around to starring in.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
It's an innocuous, occasionally cute movie made watchable by the appealing Mandy Moore and hunky Matthew Goode, a Brit who has a bit of Hugh Grant charm in an otherwise silly role.
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
A not-bad idea lurks inside this insipid story.
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25

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
The screenwriters claim they got the idea for this dreary thing by glimpsing a besieged Chelsea Clinton in the stands at a basketball game.
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25

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Lacks the active verb it promises. It defines blah.
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46 out of 100
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