No Reservations Synopsis
Master chef Kate Armstrong (Catherine Zeta-Jones) lives her life like she runs her kitchen at a trendy Manhattan eatery—with.
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By James Berardinelli
No Reservations may not be a modern day classic but, despite the relatively small budget, it has more heart than nearly anything currently...
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By Claudia Puig
The romance, which commences rather gradually, is tender, but not graphic. Humor is interspersed throughout, but there also is sadness,...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The movie's pleasant and light, though, and its emotional crises are the crust on an acceptably edible crème brulee.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Alas, not even Eckhart and Breslin can get Zeta-Jones to simmer.
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Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
Fails to offer a single moment you don't see coming but its cast is appealing, and it provides a welcome respite from young wizards,...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
It's fun to see the glamorous actress turn down her movie-star flame, but it's a pity she's stuck with so many trite gestures on Kate's...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The film feels miscast. Neither Zeta-Jones nor Eckhart look the least bit comfortable in a restaurant kitchen. More troubling, they look...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Even the food - usually the centerpiece of a restaurant movie - is oddly uninspired. Despite Zeta-Jones' best efforts, barely a moment here...
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Wall Street Journal

It's plain old lousy timing, this chronicle of a dedicated, exacting chef being released in the wake of the kitchen-centered "Ratatouille"...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It takes a winning recipe and adds some distinctly Hollywood flavors...The result is a botched job.
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No Reservations... For my wife!!

By Laser___
This is definitely a chick flick... My wife begged me to buy tickets to the sneak preview of this. Forget that I have been working hard and long hours, and wanted to go see "Tranformers" as any manly...

No Reservations

By servillo
I enjoyed this movie. My husband and 10yr old joined me. The 10 yr old was a little squirley during the show but he had just went and seen the Simpson movie a day before. My husband and I enjoyed the...


By spiffyjimmy90
When I first heard about this film, I was a bit frustrated. I had seen the german version, "bella martha" (mostly martha) and didn't like that they were making an american version. After watching the...

Dull remake of great German movie "Mostly Martha"

By maestroperu
This is a dull remake of a absolutely fantastic German movie called "Mostly Mattha", from around 2002. The German version was very well made. Why does Hollywood have to ruin foreign movies with...

it looks CUTE!!!!!!!!

By babygirl_vanessa
i think it looks cute. i love movies like that. and it has Catherine Zeta-Jones duh. i love the moveis she does. and gurls there's a HOTTIE:(Aaron Eckhart)!!!!!!! well i'm going to go see it i dont...

no reservations...

By kyrock
i thot the movie was adorable, but if you saw the previews there wasnt much left to the imagination after that. its refreshing to see a blockbuster that is rated pg, but you can probably wait until...

Cute Movie

By Sbuffington
My husband and I went to see this on Friday night. We were thoroughly pleased and enjoyed it especially the acting of Aaron Eckhart. I am not sure if I have seen anything else he did but he was...

Just funny enough

By ChasVta
This movie is called a "Romantic comedy," but it was not a laugh-fest from beginning to end. That is exactly what made it enjoyable for me. There was a lady sitting behind me who made the point...

No Reservations... A MUST SEE

By kbrou
This was the best movie I've seen in while. Funny, sweet, a littlle sad in parts... Great movie, a MUST SEE "chick flick"!!...

Eh. . .

By EmmiePie
Very predictable and very dull. . . um. . .didn't they make a movie like this called Raising Helen? Hmmm.......

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Rated PG | For some sensuality and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Bland-but-sweet dramedy more for adult palates.
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