88

New York Post

Just Like Heaven isn't far short of a classic among romantic comedies with a teary chaser, sure to please fans of "Ghost" and "Heaven Can Wait."
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75

TV Guide

By Angel Cohn
Works because of the utterly charming leads and a strong supporting cast.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Yes. The movie works, and so we accept everything.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Sheri Linden
Crossing the life-death divide, Reese Witherspoon and Mark Ruffalo are a winning pair in this smart and tender comedy.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
That Just Like Heaven succeeds at all - at least for teenage girls with limited interest in the drafting of living wills - is due entirely to Witherspoon's can-do charisma.
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63

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Garnering a chuckle or two, but no more, are Donal Logue from "The Tao of Steve" (now there's a comedy) -- and, as a desperate magnet for both the slacker and "dude" demographics, Jon Heder from Napoleon Dynamite.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
The last half is so superior to the first that you wish they'd rethought the whole thing and devised a way to make it more of a one piece.
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38

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
The problem comes when the movie turns into a tedious, faith-based diatribe against medical science.
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38

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
A groaningly awful romantic comedy.
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38

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Just Like Heaven suggests that a post-coma Elizabeth might understand what life is truly all about. Of course, if being alive means having to live in this movie, maybe she was better off the way she was.
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47 out of 100
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