88

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Warm, smart, and funny!
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78

Austin Chronicle

By Steve Davis
A valentine to the happenstance miracle of lovers and other strangers, a movie that regards modern romance as something that is, ultimately, old-fashioned to its core.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
Boasts a collection of oddball characters, some more sharply written than others.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Ty Burr
A perfectly enjoyable star vehicle that does exactly what it sets out to do. [7 May 1999, p.66]
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The appeal of You've Got Mail is as old as love and as new as the Web.
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
A feel-good movie that offers enough comedy and romance to warm the heart without risking a sentimental overdose.
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63

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
This is filmmaking as a minor feat of engineering, the kind where even the gossamer emotions seem like prefab components -- charm, whimsy, serendipity, all so many discs plugged into the hard drive.
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63

San Francisco Examiner

Too many questions are raised with no good answers.
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50

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Hanks and Ryan are as appealing as ever, and Ephron's fashion-conscious camera gives the action a slickly attractive sheen.
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40

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
In a film about the ruthless corporate destruction of small businesses, it's hard not to flinch at the prominent placement accorded IBM, Starbucks and AOL logos.
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57 out of 100
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