Match Point Synopsis
A man (Jonathan Rhys-Meyers) obsesses over his brother-in-law's fiancee (Scarlett Johansson).
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Allen's most satisfying film since "Bullets Over Broadway" (1994) and his most compelling since "Crimes and Misdemeanors" (1989).
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100

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Whether it's simply the change of locale, or a change in Allen's psyche, something is up in Match Point. With a dark view of humankind, and...
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100

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
To call Match Point Woody Allen's comeback would be an understatement - it's the most vital return to form for any director since Robert...
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
One reason for the fascination of Woody Allen's Match Point is that each and every character is rotten.
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Woody Allen's best movie in years means to trip us up: Sexual sizzle. London instead of Manhattan. Brit actors. Dark humor with a sting...
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88

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
What fans want are good movies. This one isn't particularly funny or romantic, but it's gripping and tragic. It asks some nasty, yet...
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Proof that Allen, who many have dismissed with his last few forgettable films, is still a filmmaking force.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Switching into a dramatic gear, Woody Allen surprises but often struggles in this dark morality tale.
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The question that should be asked is whether Woody Allen has made a good movie this time out, and the honest answer is "almost."
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50

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The movie wears thin as its style turns from light parody into affectation, and the plot, which certainly generates lots of anxiety,...
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Losing Point

By zerk16
I thought that this movie was TERRIBLE. I jokingly said that i was going to be extremely critical about this film as it started up, i never imagined i would actually END UP being so critical about...

Five Word Review

By jenhc
Crimes and Misdemeanors revamped, repackaged...

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Rated R | For some sexuality
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Woody Allen film has adult themes, not for kids.
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