When Harry Met Sally... Synopsis
Manhattan careerists (Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan) take 12 years to fall in love.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
A ravishing, romantic lark brimming over with style, intelligence and flashing wit.
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88

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Together, Crystal and Ryan really click. Even though their characters are polar opposites (or perhaps because of it), their interaction has...
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80

Empire

The joy comes not from the will-they-won't-they romance between the two leads, but from the sharply written humour from the pen of writer...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Dave Kehr
From his long experience in television, [Reiner] has learned how to create characters with just enough depth to hold together but not so...
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
The comedy is warm and witty and wafer-thin, as easy on the palate as a raspberry sorbet on a summer afternoon.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Stack
The kind of little film you can get cozy with, laugh at in odd places even when nobody else is laughing - and yet people will not turn...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
What makes it special, apart from the Ephron screenplay, is the chemistry between Crystal and Ryan.
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75

USA Today

By Mike Clark
As a successful careerist who tries purging his neuroses in a coin-operated batting cage, Crystal is funny enough to keep Ryan from all-out...
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63

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
What he forgot to ask Woody [Allen] for was the keen insight into middle-class folkways that marks the best Allen pictures. [28 July 1989,...
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60

TV Guide

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The plot may seem anything but fresh (and the borrowings from Woody Allen certainly are stale), but director Rob Reiner has a killer...
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My favorite movie of all time!

By Bunnyboo67
This is by far the best movie on heterosexual relationships ever made. If you haven't seen this movie rent it. It's wonderful and very funny!...

One of my favorites!

By MrsPruitt
Great acting, neat characters, touching story. :)...

A Classic

By flwf
Great story, classic scenes, Bruno Kirby is fantastic. We picked our wedding song from this movie! This is one of those movies you can watch over and over again, and if it weren't impossible to get...

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By lexisarce
A real love story that fights the well known thought of love at first site. Ryan is brilliant as always and Crystal at the top of his game as usual!...

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Rated R
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Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 15 & under Wit- and charm-filled romantic comedy classic.
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