• Released
  • February 2, 2001
  • R , 2 hr 2 min
  • Comedy
    Suspense/Thriller
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Mr. Showbiz

By Kevin Maynard
The film has an unabashed romantic tone that's matched by Wenders' usual flair for visual drama.
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50

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
So silly it's best taken ironically. But the film, much of it shot digitally, is also astonishingly beautiful.
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50

New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
Pretentious and trite.
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Conceived by U2's Bono, it's not quite as bad as it might have been. After all, its own star, Mel Gibson, has famously called this tale of...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Bob Graham
Gutter romance meets metaphysical thriller.
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50

USA Today

By Andy Seiler
Wenders creates an imaginative, stylized cityscape, but what's missing is the compelling story that could bring the setting to life.
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50

The New York Times

By A.O. Scott
A mellow dream of a movie that's an acquired taste. It's attractive because of the oblique way that Mr. Wenders ambles through a murder...
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40

Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
A fantasy, a fairy tale, but its characters and the emotions they elicit become painfully real.
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25

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
If any of these characters were half as resonant as Wenders appears to think they are, the film might have seemed charming instead of...
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10

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The script that Nicholas Klein has conjured from Bono's idea is a quicksand that sucks down a solid cast.
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Rated R | For Explicit Language, Sexual Situations