Universal Pictures | Release Date: October 22, 1999 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Generally favorable reviews based on 30 Critics
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17
Mixed:
12
Negative:
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TNT RoughCutA. Scott Walton
Oversimplifies the concept of unrequited love, and over-romanticizes the notion of everlasting love.
50
Has added virtually nothing to two cinema genres with their own prodigious histories: ensemble and black.
50
Los Angeles TimesEric Harrison
Lee's attempt at making a romantic comedy that black audiences can enjoy without having to reimagine themselves as Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts.