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  • Summary: What's the most important thing in life? Is it love or is it your career? Is it work or is it your family? Lanie Kerrigan (Jolie) must ponder these questions after a street savant tells her that she will die in seven days. (20th Century Fox)
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  1. Positive: 5 out of 32
  2. Negative: 18 out of 32
  1. The result is a worthy woman's film and Jolie's best showcase to date.
  2. 63
    Affable, but, as something with more ambition, it disappoints. Herek has once again found the feel-good path to mediocrity.
  3. If the heroine really had seven days left, she wouldn't waste it watching stuff like this.
  4. Reviewed by: Mike Clark
    Life is a crock -- or something like it.
  5. 30
    Director Stephen Herek certainly doesn't come up with anything, and he fails to make the swings between silliness and schmaltz smoothly.
  6. Reviewed by: Renee Graham
    Delivered with all the subtlety of a steel-toe boot, you may be galled that you've wasted nearly two hours of your own precious life with this silly little puddle of a movie.
  7. Every now and then, though, a movie comes up with a scene of surpassing stupidity, and then builds from that defining moment to a climax of perfect ineptitude. Life or Something Like It is such an achievement.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 3
  2. Negative: 1 out of 3


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