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  • Summary: It takes some people years to fall in love at first sight. A Lot Like Love is a romantic comedy about destiny, connection and the frequently fuzzy line between chance and friendships and happily ever after. (Touchstone Pictures)
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 31
  2. Negative: 9 out of 31
  1. An entertainment success, a triple threat of fresh writing, inspired directing, and, yes, good acting.
  2. While it's certainly too derivative to be a great movie, it's too goodhearted and modest in its aspirations to be denied.
  3. Though I liked Love's unhurried pace and oddball digressions, its obligatory romantic-comedy resolution seemed too schematic for what had preceded it.
  4. A Lot Like Love is a lot like a romantic comedy, except that all that's keeping these two kids apart is the trivially insufferable movie they're in.
  5. An unfortunate casting decision, however, comes close to sabotaging a witty script.
  6. Reviewed by: Liz Beardsworth
    Peet works hard with the slight material and there are some cutely kooky moments.
  7. Reviewed by: Ty Burr
    ''Love" doesn't have a plot so much as it has a concept, scribbled in crayon.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 22
  2. Negative: 7 out of 22
  1. Feb 28, 2012
    A Lot Like Love could have been a generic Rom-Com but it has two things going for it and those two things are its talented leads Ashton Kutcher and Amanda Peet. The story isnâ Expand

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