Morning Glory Synopsis
A producer (Rachel McAdams) tries to revitalize a struggling morning-news program.
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Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
Breezy and enjoyable.
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70

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
This often-witty baby-of-"Broadcast News" tries hard to be liked, like the TV fluff it's built around. The news is that, often, it...
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Where Broadcast News mourned the trivialization of the nightly news, Morning Glory asks you to learn to stop worrying and love the trivia.
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Morning Glory is itself a work of extreme fluff, a lightweight bauble about the morning-show wars that floats on the updrafts of character...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
In rhythm, humor and performance, Morning Glory is, at best, sporadic.
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63

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
A tart, terrific comedy that gives Harrison Ford his best and funniest role in years.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Roger Michell directs it as though it were an uproarious comedy, but the laughs are light, and the story's real appeal lies in its...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
It merely recycles 1987's "Broadcast News" with only a single reference to YouTube.
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50

USA Today

By Scott Bowles
This just in: Morning Glory can't decide whether to skewer the morning news or wallow in its pap.
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30

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
This production is a mess for many reasons, most of them having to do with its frantic efforts to be funny.
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Enjoyable puff piece

By RandytheMovieFan
Saw a free preview and liked it more than I thought I would. Rachel McAdams is fine as a cute, perky, intelligent workaholic, but Harrison Ford steals the show as a much-revered idol well past his...

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By lovestalentmoviefan
...the preview scenes,then you knew what you were getting into and have no business criticizing it. I knew it was fluff,but went for Harrison Ford. I was really surprised at how much I liked Morning...

Morning Glory

By luvsmovieshollywood03
I actually really enjoyed this movie. It didn't get all that great of a review by many but I thought it was funny, entertaining, and enjoyable. The actors were all great. Hey, if a movie can make...

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By Fortune_Cookie
laughed so hard couldn't breathe...

Another Must Go

By Kimbrrli
Absolutely the funniest movie of this genre I've seen in years. I laughed out loud way more often than I did for "It's Complicated" and it was a very good funny movie too....

Would not recommend

By dlcarnes
I really liked Rachel McAdams in "The Notebook", and I like Dianne Keaton. I have to say though that this movie was so full of unlikeable people that it was not enjoyable. Harrison Ford is horrible...

Lost in the Shuffle...

By FilmStarSF
Coming out just before the launch of the big "Seasonal" films, and in the throws of other more anticipated and well promoted films, Morning Glory gets lost in the shuffle. They could have promoted...

Swift Kick in the Glory

By rawvibes
A rundown morning show program desperately in need of a TV producer who can give the show a swift kick in the ratings butt to keep it from getting canned. Add to this a pigheaded, over the hill news...

cute movie!

By camlinh0518
This is a very cute and funny movie. I saw it with my boyfriend and we both were laughing throughout the entire movie. Rachel McAdams will steal your heart....

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Rated PG-13 | For Some sexual content including dialogue, language and brief drug references
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Workplace comedy is winning but predictable; OK for teens.
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