The Adjustment Bureau Synopsis
A man (Matt Damon) battles the agents of Fate to be with the woman (Emily Blunt) he loves.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The main thing that keeps audiences glued throughout its running time is that it's a love story, easily one of the best American love...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
George Nofi pulls off a relative rarity in his feature film debut by creating a genuinely romantic fantasy suspense thriller.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
An enjoyable piece of hokum – your basic doom-laden parable of metaphysical sci-fi mind control, only with a surprise romantic sparkle.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Compelling enough, a sort of "Inception"-lite, but the plot holes take it off course.
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Unfortunately, the fantasy-thriller they're in eventually falls apart, becoming a much sillier, less substantial movie than its lead actors...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
A movie where the action scenes feel like filler, the romantic leads have little magnetism, and, before long, its metaphysical...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Whether this movie works for you largely depends on whether you're willing to work for it. To which I say: Bring your gym clothes.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Two movies for the price of one, though only one of them-a fragmented romance within a ponderous parable-qualifies as a bargain.
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Maddeningly repetitious.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
What Dick rendered potent, Nolfi renders preposterous.
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Inception with romance

By CaroleHumes
Gotta love Matt Damon, especially for these kinds of movies. Was a lot different and better than I expected. If you havent seen you can watch at [BLOCKED WEBSITE] .**...

This movie has everything

By Angelina330
I went to a free screening of this movie with no expectations. The trailers didn't interest me much because the plot seemed a little stale. But I was very wrong. This movie was very well done. The...

Heart renching

By lovethemusic
This movie has been out for awhile but its one of those films that certaintly doesnt get enough rave for its quality. First off it is a story about a man having his whole life planned out for him....

Should have listened to Eric Ledgin

By belarus98
I should have listened to Eric Ledgin, figured that maybe he just did not get it... Well he did! I will never doubt him or his tweets ever again! Save your money!...

Five Word Review

By xoandre
LooksLike Matrix Meets Dark City...

im a sucker for love movies

By jay10303
Great love movie great date movie I found my self crying a couple of times love is a amazing thing Emily blunt is so breath taking wow...

A romance trapped in an action flick

By simonepdx
Or is it an action romance? Both aspects of the story are well-realized, though the romance is deeper than the threat, and the science fiction premise by master Phillip K **** (Bladerunner) is...

rent this today

this was a really good movie...

The adjustment bureau

By 2cmccoy2

Disappointingly Vapid

By igor 4
The only good thing about the movie was the scenes of Manhattan. Cinematography, plot & dialogue were non-existent. An absolute waste of time & money. I wouldn't even watch this for free at home....

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Rated PG-13 | For Brief strong language, some sexuality and a violent image
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Sci-fi/romance hybrid mixes plot twists, serious themes.
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