• Released
  • December 18, 2013
  • (LA/NY; 12/25 - Limited; 01/10 - Wide)
  • R , 1 hr 59 min
  • Romance
  • 3,750 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A heartbroken writer (Joaquin Phoenix) develops a loving bond with his computer's operating system.

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Critic Ratings

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100

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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100

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Sad, funny, and quietly alarming romance.
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100

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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100

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Her argues that sometimes, crazy can be wonderful.
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100

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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100

Variety

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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100

Time

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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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Though set in the future, Her is a timely, soulful and plausible love story.
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88

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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75

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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Her

By valerfc
This movie was both very stupid and very boring. Her droning voice put me to sleep, and the premise of the movie was ridiculous. If they had made it a satire on how we are addicted to our electronics...

I can see why...

By wesyates
I can see why its being touted as a great movie and being nominated for movie awards. Its done quite well, has a moving plot line, however its rather depressing. An allegory to the current state of...

Intimate in an unexpected way

By Blueshadow
I loved the cinematography, the colors, textures and scenery. Then I loved Joaquin Phoenix. His intimacy and vulnerability was towering. Then I loved the story. The singularity explored on how it...

Her is terrific

By markomd
'Her' is the most compelling love story I've seen in years, and also the most dystopic. Falling in love with a computer operating system certainly jibes with the current zeitgeist ? but it's not a...

HER

By amyeller1
Bravo to Spike Jonze for creating a timely and provocative tale of narcissism, our cyber society and the way we perceive ourselves in and out of love. Her is truly a cautionary tale. Joaquin Phoenix...

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Rated R | For Language, Brief Graphic Nudity and Sexual Content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 15 & under Graceful, strange romance with intense moments of sexuality.
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POSITIVE MESSAGES
POSITIVE ROLE MODELS
VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
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DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF