80

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Fresh and flip and enjoyable, it's a sci-fi-tinged romantic comedy that I urge you to seek out.
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75

Baltimore Sun

By Michael Sragow
"Happy Accidents" should retire Tomei's status as part of a show-biz urban legend and establish her once and for all as one of our most versatile and engaging performers.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Bob Graham
The actors have enough appeal to keep it moving over the speed bumps.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Happy Accidents is romantic perversity in reverse.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Essentially silliness crossed with science fiction. The actors make it fun to watch.
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75

Boston Globe

D'Onofrio's affably wide-eyed weirdness generates not only pleasure, but a genuinely authentic conundrum, bouncing forward and backward toward the truth.
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
Doesn't have the negative qualities of many big-studio romantic comedies, but it doesn't quite take flight.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
D'Onofrio is a natural for the role of a romantic who just may be a freak. A highly physical actor, he ranges between sweetly awkward and a candidate for the kind of mental hospital shown in "Session 9."
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50

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
This is an overlong film interesting chiefly for its performances.
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50

Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
Put in such an uncomfortable position, the audience needs something to fall back on, like chemistry between its stars. Here that's half-hearted at best.
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60 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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