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  • Release Date: Apr 12, 2013

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 10 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 10
  2. Negative: 4 out of 10
  1. 75
    Paris-Manhattan is an amusing little nothing of a movie built around the wit and wisdom of Woody Allen.
  2. Reviewed by: Dave McGinn
    Apr 11, 2013
    The premise of Paris-Manhattan is simple enough; unfortunately, so is everything else about writer-director Sophie Lellouche’s debut feature film.
  3. Reviewed by: Farran Smith Nehme
    Apr 11, 2013
    There’s a good cinephile heart beating under this fluffy story. But Lellouche, in making her homage to Allen, left out one of his essential qualities: bite. Paris-Manhattan drifts by and never leaves a single toothmark.
  4. Reviewed by: Tom Dawson
    Jul 5, 2013
    Sophie Lellouche’s slick debut is chock-full of Woody-com quotes and references, yet it remains an inconsequential, undernourished trifle that does sod-all with its potential.
  5. Reviewed by: Andrew Pulver
    Jul 5, 2013
    By itself, this would just be one of those workmanlike relationship films the French turn out by the yard; but all the Allen stuff throws its mediocrity into sharp relief.
  6. Reviewed by: John DeFore
    May 2, 2013
    Pretty, occasionally witty and not believable for a moment, Sophie Lellouche's Paris-Manhattan is suffused with fannish love for Woody Allen's films but hardly lives up to their legacy.
  7. Reviewed by: Jeannette Catsoulis
    Apr 11, 2013
    Were it not for the charming Patrick Bruel as a no-nonsense security expert and Alice’s unlikely suitor, this spun-sugar concoction would be well nigh unwatchable.
  8. Reviewed by: Aaron Hillis
    Apr 9, 2013
    Shallow, witless but pretty enough French ode to Woody Allen.
  9. Reviewed by: Sheri Linden
    May 2, 2013
    The conceit grows more strained, its Talmudic potential unrealized, while the comedy never rises above bleh.
  10. Reviewed by:  Boyd van Hoeij
    Mar 16, 2013
    This update-cum-ripoff might be aiming for witty and romantic, but it’s mostly a hollow, rambling effort leavened with some stargazing.

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