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Mixed or average reviews- based on 37 Ratings

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  1. Positive: 24 out of 37
  2. Negative: 5 out of 37

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  1. Feb 1, 2014
    This movie was outstanding. Thats right, I said it. Outstanding. What this girl went through was horrific. This movie was too underrated and should have been revered more by Hollywood alumns. I was impressed by all of the performances. Knockout cast. I was so into it I was crying 15 minutes after the movie ended. I know this is just an opinion, but I highly recommend this movie for everyone. A piece of history that carries more weight than I ever would have imagined before watching. Kudos to the writer, producers, director, and performers. Thank you for sharing a hard, brutal reality. I am grateful. Expand

Mixed or average reviews - based on 37 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 37
  2. Negative: 4 out of 37
  1. Reviewed by: David Gritten
    Aug 22, 2013
    Lovelace tells a difficult story creditably, yet its period detail has the effect of distancing the story, and its heroine remains an enigma.
  2. Reviewed by: Anna Smith
    Aug 21, 2013
    Seyfried is fine but has little character depth to work with: Sarsgaard impresses with a more complex character, as does a barely recognisable Sharon Stone as Linda’s bitter mother. If only the whole film were as well-rounded.
  3. Reviewed by: David Denby
    Aug 19, 2013
    Peter Sarsgaard, with an oozing voice and a wolfish smile, is a terrific creep, and Hank Azaria and Bobby Cannavale have fun overplaying porn-world figures, but the movie, at its center, remains unawakened.