Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Synopsis
A man discover that his girlfriend had her memories of their tumultuous relationship erased.
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
A masterpiece? Probably. Ingenious? Absolutely! Unforgettable? I'll see you at the 10th-year anniversary.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Not only (Kaufman's) most accessible and romantic screenplay, it's his most complete. The third act works like a charm and pulls all his...
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Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
A complicated story that demands your full attention; Mr. Gondry unfolds it at a mind-bending pace. This alone makes it a hugely refreshing...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
It's a trippy but tender examination of human emotions, relationships, all-consuming love.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Watching Eternal Sunshine, you don't just watch a love story -- you fall in love with what love really is.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
One of those rare collaborations that artists dream of, and that film lovers crave.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Chases so many ideas that it threatens to spin out of control. But with our multiplexes stuffed with toxic Hollywood formula, it's a gift...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
It is by turns comic, dark and surprisingly tender. If one must reduce it to simple description, call it a love story with a twist. Or a...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
This is the art-film Carrey: repressed, lovesick, unshaven. Essentially he's doing the same intellectual sad sack played by John Cusack in...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The thinking is shallow. The emotions are tepid. But the creativity is dazzling. If that sounds like a slam, consider that most Hollywood...
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The Sun Doesn't Go Down, It's Just an Illusion Caused by the World Spinning 'Round

By Reesuh
Jim Carrey has never taken on a serious role so magnificently before now. Joel is a shy man who discovers that his girlfriend Clementine (Kate Winslet) has erased him from her memory. Furiated at her...

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By lord-o-movies
fantastic movie jim carry and kate winslit are great together in this movie this movie has some awsome scens too like how everything starts to disapear and break down you should see this movie now...


By anthony8echeverria
The most entertaining love story!...

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Rated R | For Some Drug Content, Language and Some Sexual Content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 17 & under Imaginative, loopy romance is for adults only.
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