Metascore
55

Mixed or average reviews - based on 38 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 19 out of 38
  2. Negative: 4 out of 38
  1. Reviewed by: Ann Hornaday
    Dec 13, 2010
    38
    A jagged little pill of a movie from baby boomer avatar Edward Zwick.
  2. Reviewed by: Kyle Smith
    Dec 13, 2010
    38
    Porno plus Parkinson's don't quite add up to sexy fun.
  3. Reviewed by: J.R. Jones
    Dec 13, 2010
    30
    A watered-down satire of the pharmaceutical industry.
  4. Reviewed by: Eric Hynes
    Dec 13, 2010
    20
    Buried somewhere in Zwick's film might be a topical modern romance, maybe even a health care satire, but you'd need to dig past layers of creative desperation to find it.
User Score
6.1

Generally favorable reviews- based on 140 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 22 out of 41
  2. Negative: 7 out of 41
  1. Sep 27, 2011
    6
    The movie is very cliched and skimmed, but however Edward Zwick's "Love and Other Drugs" still presents us the powerful, spellbindingThe movie is very cliched and skimmed, but however Edward Zwick's "Love and Other Drugs" still presents us the powerful, spellbinding chemistry between Jake and Ann. Full Review »
  2. Dec 3, 2010
    9
    This movie was great. The more I think about it in retrospect, the more I appreciate the portrayal of the intimacy expressed in this film. TheThis movie was great. The more I think about it in retrospect, the more I appreciate the portrayal of the intimacy expressed in this film. The nudity was well-done, and not gratuitous in the least. Jake and Anne did a great job becoming "real people" and not just characters. See this movie and enjoy the beauty of a real relationship. Full Review »
  3. Dec 17, 2010
    7
    I thought this was a great re-telling of an oft-told story, and well acted. We kind of knew where it was going to go the entire movie, butI thought this was a great re-telling of an oft-told story, and well acted. We kind of knew where it was going to go the entire movie, but story and acting were so good that they kept me engaged. Both these actors are really super and had great chemistry together. Full Review »