• Released
  • February 14, 2014
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 58 min
  • Romance
    Sci-Fi/Fantasy
  • 1,540 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Miracles, crossed destinies and an age-old battle between good and evil occur in a mythic New York.

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Critic Ratings

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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It is partly a failure, but mostly it succeeds, and the film's aspiration is so enormous that that's enough for a moving experience.
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60

Village Voice

By Stephanie Zacharek
Winter's Tale, however imperfect, is that rare beast on the movie landscape: an unapologetic romance (for the first two-thirds, anyway),...
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50

Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
Earnest in its ambition but dopey in its execution, Winter’s Tale never takes flight.
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50

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
Winter’s Tale has no narrative drive and too little heart to come off.
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Despite the actors, who at least get some swell clothes to wear, Winter's Tale is a bit of a soul-crusher itself.
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Chris Nashawaty
It's no coincidence that Winter's Tale is being released on Valentine's Day, when our resistance to schmaltz is at its weakest. But do that...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Lurching back and forth through time, Winter's Tale tries to blend the supernatural and the sentimental, with a synchronous nod to elements...
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50

Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
Unfortunately there’s far too little magic in this clumsy attempt to marry fantasy and realism; the film doesn’t have the grace or...
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30

Variety

By Justin Chang
The best miracles are those that creep up on you unexpectedly rather than endlessly announcing themselves, and the ones in Winter’s Tale...
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25

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
Winter’s Tale is a good old-fashioned train wreck of a film. This is one of those deals where all the ingredients are Grade A, but the...
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...and the horse you rode in on

By tene937
Inane, vapid, idiotic. Walked out after 45 minutes; the writing was too painful. Would have been better if the horse could talk: "H e l l o, W i l b e r !!!"...

A Breath of Fresh Air!

By mickerose
Loved getting lost in magical fantasy that wasn't just about a lot of noise and action as it takes one out of the coldness reality presents at times.. The acting is so real, one can get lost in the...

Winter's Tale/Spiritual & Symbolic

By contact802
The love story was endearing, special effects were good, cinematography beautiful, and acting superb. Will Smith's portrayal of Lucifer was not believable, the kiss was to much like "Snow White" and ...

Hello

By naidaalvarado428
Winter's Tale was a beautiful story when it came to the romantic part of it. Though I realize that we do live in a world of good and evil, they gave Satan too much compassion even for his henchmen....

Huh?

By kimborchert
This movie was so disjointed and confusing. Half the time I had no idea what was going on. I loved the actors in the film, and felt they did the best they could with such a weird storyline. I am sad...

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Rated PG-13 | For Violence and Some Sensuality
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Disappointing book-based fantasy-drama has heavy themes.
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