Something's Gotta Give Synopsis
A man (Jack Nicholson) falls for the mother (Diane Keaton) of his young girlfriend.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The moments between the characters are absolutely full. It's a pleasure to watch such consummate professionals.
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88

USA Today

By Mike Clark
But let's not mislead about acting gold: Without Nicholson and Keaton, the movie would be fair. With them, it's one of the few good...
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88

USA Today

By Staff [Not Credited]
But let's not mislead about acting gold: Without Nicholson and Keaton, the movie would be fair. With them, it's one of the few good...
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Every moment spent in the company of Keaton... is such a joy that the whole is more delightful than the sum of the formulaic ingredients....
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80

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Diane Keaton has the crucial role, and she makes the most of it.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
With the likes of Nicholson, Keaton, Reeves and Peet -- and a fleeting, funny few minutes with McDormand -- Something's Gotta Give is never...
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
In an era of dumb farce, Something's Gotta Give is something special.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The film also does something quite remarkable for an American film: It makes middle-age love look sexy and hugely satisfying.
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63

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Doesn't America's 50-and-fabulous set deserve better than a movie this superficial and pandering?
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63

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
It's hard to imagine anyone other than Keaton pulling this off.
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Rated PG-13
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 15+ Delightful comedy, older teens and parents only.
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