Eat Pray Love Synopsis
A married woman who seemingly has it all and is trying to get pregnant, realizes that she's not living the life she wants.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It is 140 minutes long and repetitious beyond belief. Yet for all its weaknesses - unconscious contradictions, travelogue simplicity and...
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Is it a romantic comedy? Is it a chick flick? This is silly, since, in truth, it's neither. It's simply a Julia Roberts movie, often a...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
It lacks the resonances of Gilbert's book.
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Director Ryan Murphy achieved a major casting coup in landing Julia Roberts to play Gilbert - or Liz, as she's called here. As it turns...
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
If only Roberts' warmth, coupled with Javier Bardem's scruffy sexiness as Felipe, were enough to compensate for the folded-map flatness of...
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50

NPR

By Scott Tobias
Though Eat Pray Love never loses the sour whiff of unexamined first-world privilege, its heroine does at least immerse herself in different...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The film never ventures, even once, into a situation that does not reek of comfy familiarity.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The whole journey feels like a rich girl gone slumming. And for those of us along for the ride, it's a bit of a slog.
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30

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Still, Eat Pray Love preaches a sermon it doesn't practice-the need to open one's self to the world. In a pictorial sense this is exactly...
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25

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The movie left me with the feeling of being trapped with a person of privilege who won't stop with the whine whine whine.
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Aspiring Actor

By Kpowers1990
This movie reminded me of why I want to be an actress! I was able to see it at an advanced screening in LA-It was beautiful, from the acting to the cinematography, everything! I recently auditioned...

Five Word Review

By nkeller77
Julia Roberts Awesome Inspiring Fantastic...

Five Word Review

By Always0nTheG0
BORING NO TALENT NO DEPTH...

Love and Light

By mystwalker72
I have carried around guilt and shame about my divorce for many years and have never been able to find a way to forgive myself. But a moment in this movie reached me in a way that nothing else had,...

Visually Rich

By rspill
We very much enjoyed the movie. The characters were believable and you are drawn into the story. Great acting, compelling story, and cultural highlights all keep your attention throughout the...

awesome!

By mahosa34
i have to go to LTALY very soon!!! hahaha...

Eat Pray Love

By ncimike2
I was one of the 5 guys who was dragged to this movie with my wife. I found it to be another Hollywood assault on my personal religious values. It Dillitued the value of Christian values in favor...

Five Word Review

By UkHouseMafia
boring slow long pretty stupid...

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By mpilibosian
Book Way Better Julia Annoying...

This ones a mixed bag

By ottoheckle
Like Elisabeth Gilberts life this movie has it's ups and downs . Of course her life in the states was depressing , not for material want but because she was so unhappy , her adventures in Italy were...

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Rated PG-13 | For brief strong language, some sexual references and male rear nudity
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Find-your-bliss film appeals but raises questions, too.
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