75

New York Post

These two stars bring believable chemistry and emotion to a film that might otherwise wilt under the weight of so much melodrama.
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65

Movieline

Doesn't turn out to be as gauzily sentimental as its beginning (or its marketing materials) suggests.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Ready-made for Valentine's Day, The Vow is, like the offerings at Cafe Mnemonic, a total sugar overload.
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
It's quite watchable date-night cheese - the kind of movie you can simultaneously snort at and enjoy.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Such heart-tuggers have their appeal to some people in any era, but earnest hokum of this nature has become increasingly rare. And for a reason.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
It may appeal to the most rabid fans of tearjerk romances like "The Notebook," but it's a hard-to-swallow, maudlin tale.
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
As the world's most chipper recovering coma patient, McAdams is a beautiful blank. There's not a single moment when her character feels real, or as if she genuinely has anything at stake. So it's a good thing Tatum steps up to add a little depth to this unabashedly lightweight venture.
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38

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The Vow is a sopping hankie of a romance for women who love to suffer and the men who love them.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

Even viewers who are an easy touch for romance movies will find this heavy-handed.
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25

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
It's a tragedy, really: According to the hapless team who made the movie, Our Paige is a relatively interesting young liberal who knows her own mind before the accident and a rather tedious, girlish conservative who fusses about keeping her hair smooth afterwards.
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43 out of 100
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