• Released
  • November 9, 2001
  • R , 1 hr 38 min
  • Comedy
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
In the end, you just feel good about these people, and that's a nice sensation these days.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
There are several Idiot Plot moments when a simple line of dialogue (''He has Tourette's syndrome'') would work wonders but is never said. And yet the movie has a sweetness and care that is touching.
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L.A. Weekly

By John Patterson
Holds its potentially problematic ingredients together remarkably well, summoning outstanding performances from Morrow and Linney, while never dipping into sentiment or patronizing the ailment's sufferers.
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Film Threat

It works because this isn't really a "disease" film, it's a love story. It just so happens one of the main characters has Tourette Syndrome. Thus, I too will take the easy way out and say, "it's a good love story...with a twitch."
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Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Although this is a likable comedy-drama, it never quite balances its humanitarian message (disabled people fall in love like everyone else) with its standard-issue romantic angles.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Morrow fares less well with the script, which he also produced and collaborated on.
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San Francisco Chronicle

Well-intentioned but predictable romance.
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
The love story is pretty conventional stuff, but Linney's finely calibrated, low-key performance as Callie goes a long way towards making it more interesting than it might otherwise be.
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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By William Arnold
Morrow and Linney are gifted, extremely likable actors, and the movie has some ingratiating moments and a seductive soundtrack. But there's a by-the-numbers inevitability to every scene, and it never clicks into place to be anything special.
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New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
The movie walks a tightrope between playing this misunderstood malady for laughs and sentiment.
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48 out of 100
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