75

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
This dark comedy of addiction, delusion and humor as a weapon marks the feature directing debut of veteran writer Peter Tolan.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Finding Amanda isn't bad, and there is some smart, jagged humor.
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63

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Much of Finding Amanda doesn't stand up to close scrutiny, but at its best the still-boyish Broderick suggests his most famous character, Ferris Bueller, going through a midlife crisis.
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Broderick is splendid as the gambler. He knows, as many addicts do, that the addictive personality is very inward, however much acting out might take place.
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Broderick has the film's most clever lines, but Snow is quite funny and is convincing as an innocent lured by the promise of easy money.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Finding Amanda is a minor movie for Broderick, but considering where it takes him, it's understandable why he took the role.
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
This debut picture never makes up its mind about what sort of comedy it wants to be. But at least it has one--a mind, that is.
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Richard James Havis
Even the easygoing Broderick can't inject any lift or charm into the story.
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Tolan writes regularly for smart shows like "Rescue Me," but his best instincts deserted him when he set his sights on the big screen for the first time.
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12

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Finding Amanda, unfortunately, is one vast, irritating surface.
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51 out of 100
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