The Proposal Synopsis
A book editor is forced to marry her male assistant in order to stay in the country.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The chemical energy between Bullock and Reynolds is fresh and irresistible.
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

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The situations might be formulaic, but the teamwork of the two leads brings them to sparkling life.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Hilarious fun.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Recycles a plot that was already old when Tracy and Hepburn were trying it out. You see it coming from a great distance away. As it draws...
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
A serviceable and intermittently funny romance.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

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The premise of The Proposal is one big cliche.
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
It's impossible to guess why Bullock was ever attracted to this insulting role, and the eternally confident Reynolds is miscast as a young,...
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38

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Neither (Bullock/Reynolds) brings out anything good in the other, and watching them try hurts the eyes, the tummy, and the libido.
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30

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Why is she (Bullock) demeaning herself with such shoddy goods? She’s a talented woman with a faithful following. She has made formula films...
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25

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
A romantic comedy so numbing it feels like Novocaine.
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THE PROPOSAL. GRADE: A

By MOVIES REVIEWER
Wed 4/29 - I just attended the advance press screening of this 1hr 45mins romantic comedy starring the charmingly expressive Ryan Reynolds(Van Wilder, Definitely/Maybe, Blade 3, Wolverine) and the...

A Comedy with Romance

By moodrojam
Ever since I heard about the film, I wanted to see it because I love Sandra Bullock and enjoy Ryan Reynolds comedic nature, so I was excited that I had a chance to it with an advanced screening...

Disappointed in Sandra

By Shadowfax0925
The movie was good but I was disappointed in Sandra. Her movies have always been very funny without stooping to nudity. This was NOT brief and gave you an eye full several times with all but her one...

"The Proposal" - The Best Sandra Bullock Movie....Ever!

By sweetivylyn
Just came out of the 11:10AM show at AMC in Port Chester, N.Y. and am feeling extremely uplifted! The theatre was "packed" for a 1st show on a Friday morning of opening day...primarily women and...

OH NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

By HOBONICK
Normally i LOVE chick flicks because I'm gay, and my boyfriend always brings me to them. But i didin't even laugh like a little girl in this movie. I was hopeing for a good chick flick but this made...

Best Romantic Comedy in a LONG time

By Jeff41985
I was laughing so hard though most of the movie my sides hurt, great date movie, just a great funny movie...

This is a movie for everybody to see!!

By DJ Los
This movie was GREAT!! I haven't seen a movie like this, that I've liked so much in such a long time!! Kept me entertained throughout the whole movie... I definitely wanna see it again....

Great COMEDY

By dmundy
Much funnier than I had expected. Best "romantic" comedy in a long time!...

I do, Love The Proposal!!

By ShutterBear66
Treated my sister (Ryan Reynolds fan), to the Sneak Preview on Saturday. I'm a huge Sandra Bullock fan so I was expecting a good movie. I am so glad I wasn't disappointed. The cast worked well...

Yay!

By adrpwns
This was a really cute movie. I went with my boyfriend and he laughed through the whole movie. We both enjoyed it a lot. It's a guy-friendly romantic-comedy :]...

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Rated PG-13 | For sexual content, nudity and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Charming romcom is best for older teens and up.
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