Leap Year (2010) Synopsis
A woman who has an elaborate scheme to propose to her boyfriend on Leap Day, an Irish tradition which occurs every time the date February 29 rolls around
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This is a full-bore, PG-rated, sweet rom-com. It sticks to the track, makes all the scheduled stops and bears us triumphantly to the...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Leap Year could have used more pizzazz.
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New Orleans Times-Picayune

By Mike Scott
Fortunately, there's enough charisma in those doe eyes -- to narrowly rescue the featherweight Leap Year from becoming a full-blown case of...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Usually Amy Adams can work all kinds of magic with her wide-eyed gaze and wistful smile. But these attributes aren't assets here, they are...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Virtually every word and plot turn is insincere, manufactured, unfelt and dishonest, and its portrayal of people demonstrates either an...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Where it should be light and graceful, Leap Year trips and thuds.
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By James Berardinelli
We believe the dislike at the onset but not the romance at the payoff. And that's a major flaw.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
An uneven romantic comedy that feels as fresh as a hunk of week-old soda bread.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
It’s unclear what Amy Adams did to deserve Leap Year, but all that’s missing from the movie is a set of jailhouse bars over her scenes.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
On the plus side, the Irish landscape is gorgeous, and Scott and John Lithgow are amusing in small roles. But Goode barely makes an effort,...
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By camaro909
I saw this movie as a preview. There were a lot of families in the audience and a lot of people were laughing. But the movie is very predictable and cheesy! The movies also seems to drag out. ...

A Small Slice of Love and Happiness.

By Biphies
Too often, these days, I leave the theatre feeling jarred or jilted by what I see. I can't remember the last time I saw an adult movie that didn't have sex, violence, or graphic language and...

Hidden Morals?!?

By navystudent
To be honest, this really is just another copy & paste romantic comedy. Or is it? In my quick, roll-the-credits analysis I discovered something odd: there was no lying, cheating, sexual innuendo, or...

Leap Year Made my Heart Leap

By Greeneyes279
My sister and I went to see this movie and both of us loved it! We talked about it on the way home to relive moments in the film. The chemistry between Amy Adams and Matthew Goode was electric;...

Good Clean Fun

By cayorda_okisan_genki
Leap Year may have been predictable, but it was well done and entertaining. Lots of laughs and good clean fun. Definitely worth going....

This is really more of a rental for those careful with spending.....

By lovestalentmoviefan
...but I personally say GO because the magic of Amy Adams eyes and smile on a big screen is worth the money. I also say go because this is a clean,yet romantic and sometimes intimately tense movie. As...

Great date movie

By zofante
Charming romanitc comedy. Everyone left the theatre with a smile on their face.. Amy Adams is charming and I thought the chemistry worked. Lovely scenes and characters from Ireland. I thoroughly...

Cute, but not too cute

By suemarie
If you like romantic comedies this is for you. The lead actors are surprisingly good, and there is a chemistry between them that can not be missed. Of course there are predictable scenes, but it's...

Expected Nothing Going In

By arwenevenstar1024
And in a lot of ways that's exactly what I got. The script left a lot to be desired -- you can figure out the plot by looking at the poster. Some of the humor -- Amy Adams stepping in a cow patty and...

Leap over to see Leap Year

By Kalama
Although the movie is based on an unlikely premise, it is one of those delightful romantic comedies that makes watching it, worthwhile! There is a sweet interaction between the two main characters...

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Rated PG | For Sensuality and language