• Released
  • May 20, 2011
  • (Limited 5/20, Expands 6/3, Wide 6/10)
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 34 min
  • Comedy
    Romance
  • 1,847 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.

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Critic Ratings

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100

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A movie that's loving and wistful and often hysterically funny.
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90

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
In Woody Allen's beguiling and then bedazzling new comedy, nostalgia isn't at all what it used to be - it's smarter, sweeter, fizzier and...
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90

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Darius Khondji's cinematography evokes to the hilt the gorgeously inviting Paris of so many people's imaginations (while conveniently...
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Midnight in Paris is not a perfect movie - as in "Julie & Julia" one senses its creator's impatience to leave the bleached-out present for...
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
What's fresh about Midnight in Paris is the way he (Allen) identifies with Gil's idealization of the past, of the Paris that represented art...
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80

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
As in "Purple Rose," the film works best when tweaking the disparate worlds thrown together, though "Midnight" is frothier, and so Wilson...
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75

NPR

By Ella Taylor
But lo! Isn't that Owen Wilson, blond and goyische to the gills, yet faithfully replicating the put-upon slump of the Allen shoulders, the...
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
A sweet-natured trifle, as flavorful and as thin as a crepe.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The familiar dialogue here makes one long for something closer to the edginess of "Manhattan" or the offbeat humor of "Vicky Cristina...
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Allen has fun in his imaginary French capital, turning his star-studded cast loose to interpret their characters as they wish.
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Rated PG-13 | For For some sexual references and smoking
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Jaunty romcom mines adult themes of marriage and career.
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