The Vow Synopsis
After his wife awakes from a coma with amnesia, a man works to restore her memory and their bond.
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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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Doesn't turn out to be as gauzily sentimental as its beginning (or its marketing materials) suggests.
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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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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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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...
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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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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...
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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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San Francisco Chronicle

Even viewers who are an easy touch for romance movies will find this heavy-handed.
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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...
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Amazing Love Story!

By tysmommy916
I absolutely LOVED this movie. The acting was great you really felt the emotions and love fthat the couple has for one another. I think this movie is best for teens on up. I won't spoil the ending...

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By purplespots500
It looks amazing but it wasn't as good as expected. The whole movie just made me mad especially the ending. WHAT A BUMMER :( The only thing good about it was Channing Tatum I mean seriously if...

Vow to go see it

By Darkola
I went to this because my wife wanted to see this movie, and yes it is a chick flick, but in all honesty, the story, the acting, and the movie itself surprised me. I did not read the book so can not...

Big Let Down Ending

By thetitans
The movie has some cute and funny moments. The romance idea was sweet and touching at times. Definitely a good movie to watch if you are showing your love for your significant other, but when the end...

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By EmmaLeah05
This movie was pretty good! It wasn't as predictable as your standard "chick flick." I would have hoped for a bit more at the end but was still worth the money to go see. Guys, it's not as lovey...


By Trhodes11
I absolutely loved this movie ! I would recommend to others it was surprising and dramatic. It left me breathless and made me wanna see it again and fall in love all in one day. If you haven't seen...

What a bummer!

By dawnandcraig
The only thing good about this movie was the previews. Which makes me sad because I love both of these actors! Rachel McAdams never disappoints, but this one thumbs down. Most of the movie you are...

Love and Passion

By lovethemusic
An average unconditional love between Leo (Channing Tatum) and Paige (Rachel Mcadams) soon become much more than that. Leo is put to the test when he finds Paige lost all memory of her life and its up...

Great movie

By Lorinina1
Just a great chick flick although my husband enjoyed it too. Love both actors. I loved how the love Leo had for Paige was portrayed. McAdams did a great job in her role. And if I woke up in a...

This is one I would own!

By sherryduin
Loved it! Went with some mom friends. Didn't really cry until the end. When you knew it all worked out so to speak. Would see again. Will likely add to my DVD collection. I'm a sucker for a good love...

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Rated PG-13 | For Sexual content, partial nudity, some language and an accident scene
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Predictable romantic drama lacks depth.
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