83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The movie's hide-and-seek attitude toward truth mirrors the intricacies of one lover getting to know another -- an arresting notion of the heart that's much more than paper-deep.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Enjoying this wondrous wisp of a something is easy, describing it is hard. Luckily, Charlyne Yi is an enchantress.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Doesn't always have a clear path, but that is part of its meandering appeal. It asks if true love exists, then renders it a rhetorical question.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A quasi-documentary about love that is sweet, true and perhaps a little deceptive.
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63

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
This movie may be sickly sweet, but it's harmless; and as a handcrafted antidote to a toxic toy story like "G.I.Joe," Paper Heart has healing properties.
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The movie’s a platypus: cute as the dickens but what the heck is it?
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

A "hybrid documentary" that bemusedly blurs the line between fact and fiction.
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
While Cera is adorable, Yi’s faux ­naiveté is overplayed and her philosophical musings are underwhelming. But you won’t soon forget the real-life couples she interviews.
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50

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Paper Heart is like a really special five-minute YouTube clip that goes on for an hour and a half.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A cute movie, a little too cute and a little too aware of its own cuteness.
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54 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
Metascore® based on all critic reviews. Scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.