Generally favorable reviews - based on 34 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 26 out of 34
  2. Negative: 1 out of 34
  1. Reviewed by: Kimberley Jones
    Aug 16, 2012
    The film can feel a touch overscripted, but Polley and her actors effect true-to-life rhythms of speech.
  2. Reviewed by: Calvin Wilson
    Jul 12, 2012
    As memorable as it is insightful, Take This Waltz is one of the best films of the year.
  3. Reviewed by: Michael O'Sullivan
    Jul 5, 2012
    Known for comedy, Rogen and Silverman are the film's most delightful surprises, and their performances shine.
  4. Reviewed by: A.O. Scott
    Jun 28, 2012
    Take This Waltz, Sarah Polley's honest, sure-footed, emotionally generous second feature. Ms. Williams, one of the bravest and smartest actresses working in movies today, portrays a young woman who is indecisive and confused, but never passive.
User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 49 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 18
  2. Negative: 3 out of 18
  1. Jul 22, 2012
  2. Jul 15, 2012
    Boring and even somewhat smug, this movie was a big disappointment. As someone who liked Sarah Polley's last film I have to wonder what went wrong here. The script was particularly lame, with awful dialogue clanging like it was written in a hurry. Michelle Williams goes a long way to redeeming the formulaic plot but this was still one of the worst indie films I've seen this year. Full Review »
  3. Jul 10, 2012
    This review contains spoilers, click full review link to view. As the movie progressed, I kept comparing it to the superior Blue Valentine. But that doesn Full Review »