• Released
  • February 14, 2014
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 58 min
  • Romance
    Sci-Fi/Fantasy
  • 1,541 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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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 nice romantic fantasy tale

By rjgonzo73
A nice date movie for your spouse or significant other. Classic battle of good vs. evil interwoven into a tale where love spans through time. Colin Farrell's well acted understated role was the...

Sweet & Beautiful Film

By naomiwillowswalk
This is a wildly romantic fantasy with a strong spiritual influence. Breathtaking storytelling that sweeps you off your feet and then turns to unnerve you in an instant. This film is chock full of...

More Than a Love Story

By swshowers
It was a little out there and except for the love scene it would be something that kids would like. Disney like. That's not a bad thing in my opinion. We need more movies like that....

Good movie!

By Ning459
I was watched this movie with my husband together. We both like this movie a lot. The acting is great. The whole thing is beautiful! Must go....

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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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