100

Time

By Richard Corliss
The most beguiling romantic comedy this side of "Broadcast News." [11 Jan 1988]
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100

Chicago Tribune

By Gene Siskel
Sold as a romance, but actually is one of the funniest pictures to come out in quite some time. [15 Jan 1988]
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
In its warmth and in its enchantment, as well as in its laughs, this is the best comedy in a long time.
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100

Los Angeles Times

By Sheila Benson
Such nourishing comedy. It satisfies every hunger, especially the irrational ones that seem to hit hardest at holidays: hunger for impetuous romance and for the reassuring warmth of family, for reckless abandon, and for knowing who we are and what we want. [16 Dec 1987]
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88

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
From the first stylized shot to the final comic resolution, Moonstruck is completely sui generis - hard to describe but easy to love.
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88

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Most of the acting is as real and warm as the characters themselves. And the streets, shops, and living rooms of Brooklyn have never seemed more inviting. [29 Jan 1988]
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80

TV Guide

Simply stated, it is difficult not to be swept up by this charming picture.
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75

USA Today

By Mike Clark
I enjoyed everything about Moonstruck except for its meandering mid-section. On cassette, with vino accompaniment, it may seem perfect. In theaters, with a diet drink, it still rates as the holiday sleeper. [18 Dec 1987]
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Julie Salamon
[(Cher's) never been better. [5 Jan 1988, p.22(E)]
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A corny, overblown romance, and while it eventually wins you over with its atmosphere and good nature, it's far from the masterpiece you've been hearing about. [15 Jan 1988]
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83 out of 100
Universal acclaim
Metascore® based on all critic reviews. Scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.