• Released
  • February 13, 1998
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 36 min
  • Romantic Comedy
    Period Film
  • 2,277 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: An entertainer (Adam Sandler) and a waitress (Drew Barrymore) work at weddings.

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80

Empire

A script with a streak of clever cynicism and poignancy, a soundtrack of tunes you thought had long since departed to the vinyl graveyard...
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
The movie is surprisingly strong despite its potentially flaky plot, combining '80s-style humor with a sincere romantic story.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
As a romantic comedy, the picture is pleasant, predictable, and utterly weightless.
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60

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Yes, it's sappy. It's also silly, utterly unironic, a sketch stretched out to feature length, and, if you're in the right mood, pretty...
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
Finally, an Adam Sandler comedy that you can sit through without wanting to throw a mallet through the screen.
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50

San Francisco Examiner

By
The considerable appeal of this movie has to do with its roots in those nice, comforting love stories of the 1930s.
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50

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
This movie desperately wants to be liked. The problem is, there's not much here to like -- at least nothing that's new or interesting.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

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A sweet-natured if formulaic romantic comedy.
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40

Film Threat

By Ron Wells
It's charmingly bad and an excellent date film.
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25

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The screenplay reads like a collaboration between Jekyll and Hyde.
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Rated PG-13 | For Sex-Related Material and Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 13+ Not the most original comedy, but many will enjoy.
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