Her Synopsis
A heartbroken writer (Joaquin Phoenix) develops a loving bond with his computer's operating system.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
It is a love story. Also a profoundly metaphysical meditation on what it means to be human. Also one of the more touchingly relevant movies...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Sad, funny, and quietly alarming romance.
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
Her may be the most technologically astute movie since Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: a Space Odyssey.” And as the friendly ghost in the machine,...
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Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Her argues that sometimes, crazy can be wonderful.
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The New York Times

By Manohla Dargis
At once a brilliant conceptual gag and a deeply sincere romance, Her is the unlikely yet completely plausible love story about a man, who...
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By Scott Foundas
What begins like an arrested adolescent dream soon blossoms into Jonze’s richest and most emotionally mature work to date, burrowing deep...
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By Richard Corliss
Jonze creates the splendid anachronism of a movie romance that is laugh-and-cry and warm all over, totally sweet and utterly serious.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Though set in the future, Her is a timely, soulful and plausible love story.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
Her works as a real romance, and as a commentary on the ways technology connects everyone to the world but also isolates us from...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Chris Nashawaty
Jonze's satiric, brave-new-world premise is undeniably clever, but it's also a bit icy emotionally.
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By 2buzzby
Hated it! This is a story about a bunch of pathetic geek losers in the future that fall in love with their operating system. The ex-wife describes it best when she says that he couldn't maintain a...

Great film-scary future.

By naumt999
If you are one of the people who feel weary about going out with friends all staring at their phones as opposed to life which is actually passing by, then this movie shows an even sadder future. ...

Great idea, but...

By ray_and_robin
Joaquin was excellent and there were many interesting moments. But there were too many tedious moments also. Perhaps if it had been edited better I would have been more intrigued. I had no...


By rguido3
JP is great in this movie as a perpetually heartbroken soul people can relate to, even though the movie takes place in a "futuristic" LA. I thought the story itself was great - it brings up aspects...

What an Awesome Movie

By Finch45
Funny, Sad, Sweet, Interesting, shocking, I was into this movie every step of the way. I say go see it! * * * * * 5/5...

Save your time; save your money

By MsKathyNY
Where to begin... This was tedious and actually kind of painful. Perhaps it made a good elevator pitch but it didn't make a good movie. Nothing much happens except the hero gazing wet-eyed at his...

In the not too distant future

By rosenyny
This is an engrossing movie on multiple levels: how far can technology go in creating truely thinking machines, what happens when the human thought process is no match for what technology has created,...


By travmerritt
this movie is amazingly beautiful. Her asks many questions 'what is human' 'what has become of human interaction' and 'what is emotion.' The acting is suburb, whether you ever see the most...


By EsmereldaHortense
Interesting concept, but slow, too long, one note, writing is not very clever ( i.e., Theodore laughs at things Samantha says that aren't funny), Samantha is annoyingly cheerful and bland, and...

Too long!

By jblecker
Interesting concept, we'll acted but incessantly repetitive. I found it painful to sit there as I knew what the concept was and where the film was going and didn't care!...

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Rated R | For Language, Brief Graphic Nudity and Sexual Content
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Common Sense Media says Graceful, strange romance with intense moments of sexuality.
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