Definitely, Maybe Synopsis
A man (Ryan Reynolds) on the cusp of divorce tells his young daughter how he met her mother.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Definitely, Maybe gets too coy in spots, and Brooks is a sharper writer at this point in his career than he is a director. But for a film...
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Keeps you interested in its characters and isn’t afraid of complicating your sympathies a little. In these dog-day months for romantic...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A sophisticated story of disappointment and accommodation.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Absolutely, probably more comfortable with human romantic complication than the usual stuff released on Valentine's Day.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
It's a decent Valentine's date-night flick, and should earn Reynolds the attention he'll need to snare stronger leading roles.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Maybe writer-director Adam Brooks has made a fluffy Woody Allen pastiche here, but it's arguably more pleasing than anything Allen himself...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
It's generally enjoyable, amusing and more sophisticated than most films in this genre.
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The Hollywood Reporter

The film is far from a complete washout, and this is chiefly a tribute to its immensely attractive and appealing cast. Ryan Reynolds proves...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
To sum up, Definitely, Maybe is crap with compensations.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
There's no maybe about its standing as romantic comedy -- definitely bad.
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definitely, MEH

By rockhell
I must admit that I was disappointed with this one. Seemed to have a cute premise and the actors were great but there was something missing. I'm thinking it's the chemistry between the characters,...


By ash71089
This movie looks like its going to be great. It is also written by the same people that wrote Notting Hill and that is my all time favorite movie. So I'm sure that this will good....


By LALakerGirl121
I think this was a really good well thought out movie. I love the way it ends and I wish it could have been longer....


By imax2damaxx
ok this movie hasnt even come out and that oe person is saying i isnt great. i think it looks fantabulous ad i just cnt wait to see it!!!...

Supposed to be cute chic-flick

By zgalbraith
It's not that cute and pretty boring, skip this one....

This movie could be the new "Sleepless in Seattle".

By topcritic2
I almost didn't go to see this movie. From the previews I thought it was just another "cute child finds dad a new mom movie". But this movie has a new format. (You have to keep awake, or you won't be...


By iamstyle
Great Movie! Love it! Love it!...

loved this movie

By movie2572
verrryy cute movie!! i would definately recomend it to anyone who likes a good love story and movies that keep you guessing....

Definately Must-see

By Simply_Rebecca.
I've been aching to see a romantic movie that didn't make me want to stab the writers. This movie made me laugh and it nurtured my hopelessly romantic side. Great movie overall....

Keeps you hooked!!

By Jamiella
I truly didn't know what would happen. My boyfriend actually liked the movie too. Its soooo cute! Suuuuper movie....

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Rated PG-13 | For sexual content, including some frank dialogue, language and smoking
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Teen-friendly romcom about love's ups and downs.
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