50

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
In the end, it's much ado about not very much, certainly not enough to catapult Bass into a film career, but probably enough to satisfy 'N Sync fans.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Peppy, painless and -- happily -- not altogether brainless.
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50

Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
On the Line's cutesy premise is no more ridiculous than that of most romantic comedies.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The movie has some clumsy dialogue and awkward turns, but the picture is brisk and likable.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
When so many PG-13 movies are encroaching on R-rated turf, it's heartening to see a film that responsibly approaches its audience.
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
On the Line would like to be ''Serendipity'' for the Oxy-and-Skechers set, but it feels more like the worst movie Michael J. Fox never made.
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40

Mr. Showbiz

By Kevin Maynard
The only reason to sit through On the Line is for some entertaining, if fleeting, musical moments.
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25

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Whether he's the victim of poor directing or misguided ambition, Bass is almost entirely charisma-free.
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25

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
More "it stinks" than *NSYNC.
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25

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
An agonizingly creaky movie that laboriously plods through a plot so contrived that the only thing real about it is its length.
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34 out of 100
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