Love Story Synopsis
An old-money Harvard man (Ryan O'Neal) woos and weds a no-money music student (Ali MacGraw).
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The interesting thing is that Hiller has saved the movie without substantially changing anything in the book.
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90

The New York Times

By Vincent Canby
It looks to be clean and pure and without artifice, even though it is possibly as sophisticated as any commercial American movie ever made.
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80

Variety

It is generally successful on all artistic levels, propelled by the best-selling Erich Segal novel written from the original screenplay.
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70

Time

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"What can you say about a 25-year-old girl who died?" You can say that her movie, though soapy, is better than her silly book.
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50

TV Guide

Love Story is actually better than Segal's previously released best-seller (written from his screenplay in order to promote the film). But...
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Rated PG
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Mega-hit of the 1970s isn't as powerful today.
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