Chocolat Synopsis
A single mother (Juliette Binoche) opens a chocolate shop in a French village.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
It's tantalizing, delectable and randy, a movie of melting eroticism and toothsome humor.
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80

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
A sinfully scrumptious bonbon.
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75

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
May not be deep, but it certainly is lip-smacking.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
A charming trifle, beautifully filmed in a Currier & Ives setting, with buttery-smooth performances from Binoche and Depp, and enough good...
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75

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
A bittersweet confection that few holiday filmgoers will be able to resist, thanks to melt-in-your-mouth performances by Juliette Binoche,...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The movie is charming and whimsical, and Binoche reigns as a serene and wise goddess.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
It's as agreeably sweet as advertised, with a particularly yummy performance by Juliette Binoche.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Too bad Chocolat isn't as seductive as its leading lady.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

A lighthearted fable with jarring scenes of violence and halfhearted stabs at mystical realism, its saving grace is its gooey center, the...
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50

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Never enough goodies to keep the two-hour running time from seeming like three.
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Cable

By Therumrunner5
Cable...

Scrumptious!

By kaidexp
Chocolat is a heartwarming, delicious film that reminds you of the first time you've ever had a bite of chocolate. Yumm!...

By pcmarch1119
Mini story lines, superbly woven, have something for everyone. Johnnie Depp plays a character never seen before or after. One of my favorite movies of all time...

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Rated PG-13 | For Some Violence and Scene of Sexuality
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Fabulous French fairy tale and romance for teens and up.
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