The Hollywood Reporter

By Ray Bennett
The kind of drama that British television used to do so well, a well-constructed, smartly observed story of ordinary people learning how to communicate with one another.
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Dellal and their cast consistently hit the right notes, and the result is an uplifting tale that you don't have to be embarrassed to enjoy.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
When a feelgood formula is fleshed out artfully, going along with it can feel very good indeed.
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Just as surely as the shortest distance between two points is a straight line, this domestic comedy follows a direct path through every crisis, every resolution and every sentimental heartbeat laid out in the script.
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Chicago Tribune

While On a Clear Day can claim both a surplus of heart and adequate brains, it comes up lacking in the courage department.
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New York Post

Unlike American movies about challenging yourself, it's all played in a minor key.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
If you don't mind some contrivance, On a Clear Day is a diverting underdog tale.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Pleasantly inspirational on its own terms, "Clear" is no one's idea of fresh goods.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Scottish actor Peter Mullan saves a drama tangled in the seaweed of life lessons from drowning in pathos.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
It's a first feature film for both screenwriter Alex Rose and director Gaby Dellal, and their inexperience shows in Frank's underdeveloped relationships with family and friends and in the movie's sluggish pacing.
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62 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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