Mixed or average reviews - based on 15 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 15
  2. Negative: 3 out of 15
  1. Reviewed by: Eve Barlow
    May 5, 2012
    The pair muster some chemistry but it's the big musical moments - including a gusto-packed Soft Cell riff - that impress most. Sadly, the pair's romance is predictable and the plot unfolds with all the freshness of a two day old fish supper.
  2. Reviewed by: Robert Abele
    May 10, 2012
    If only the falling-in-love machinations and character details weren't so wispy, Tonight You're Mine might have had more resonance. That said, the film has its moments.
  3. Reviewed by: Elizabeth Weitzman
    May 10, 2012
    It's hard to imagine this was his intent, but David Mackenzie's minor romp manages to make being a rock star look like a distinctly unglamorous affair.
  4. Reviewed by: Sara Stewart
    May 11, 2012
    It's a nice, mud-free way to spend a bit of time rocking out in the rain with the Scots.
  5. Reviewed by: Amy Biancolli
    Jun 14, 2012
    The script is as bland as they come.
  6. Reviewed by: Chris Cabin
    May 8, 2012
    The film's narrative conceit is so rigidly formulaic and lethargically spun that even the looseness and spontaneity that the setting affords feels dull and constricting.
  7. Reviewed by: Alison Willmore
    May 9, 2012
    Musicians, according to Tonight You're Mine, are a callous, narcissistic lot - fortunately, the music they make gets a pass.
  8. Reviewed by: Peter Bradshaw
    May 5, 2012
    A jaw-droppingly self-indulgent, shallow, smug if mercifully brief feature with a plot that looks like the outline for a pop video.
  9. Reviewed by: John DeFore
    May 5, 2012
    Director David Mackenzie's film about two rival band members handcuffed to each other takes too long to find its footing.
  10. Reviewed by: A.O. Scott
    May 10, 2012
    The look, the rhythm and the scruffy, on-the-fly ambience of the film make it feel unusually fresh and lively. It may be the same old song, but it's also a catchy remix.
  11. Reviewed by: Richard Corliss
    May 12, 2012
    If the film is to work at all - and it eventually does - the two 27-year-old leads must radiate enough star quality to obviate the ramshackle plot. They just about do.
  12. Reviewed by: Joshua Rothkopf
    May 8, 2012
    You can go to one of those sweaty, immersive outdoor music fests and get splattered with the mud and euphoria that always engulfs fans. Or you can cheap out and see this predictable rom-com-shot at the 2010 edition of Scotland's then-in-progress T in the Park­-and boggle at finding strangers in the audience more appealing than our main characters.
  13. Reviewed by: Staff (Not Credited)
    May 5, 2012
    It's not quite "Before Sunrise" with mud and portaloos then, but warm vibes, buzzy crowd scenes and the two leads' enthusiasm will pull you through to the morning after.
  14. Reviewed by: Leslie Felperin
    May 5, 2012
    Picture may not be Scots helmer David Mackenzie's best effort, but it's easily his most lighthearted, a cheery trifle that reps a contrast to his recent pictures, the apocalyptic "Perfect Sense" and U.S.-set comic misfire "Spread."
  15. Reviewed by: Karina Longworth
    May 8, 2012
    The authenticity baked into the production doesn't redeem the absurdly improbable premise, the attractive actors don't do anything to make the caricatures they're playing feel real, and the aggressive hipness of the film is queasily dated - it's the cinematic equivalent of the clearance corner at Urban Outfitters.
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  1. Jan 4, 2013
    Two musicians met on a festival, but initially they don't like each other. Some mysterious guy hold'em with handcuffs and they are forced toTwo musicians met on a festival, but initially they don't like each other. Some mysterious guy hold'em with handcuffs and they are forced to get to know and eventually fall in love. This is a simple story about genuine connection and finding the true love wherever it is to surprise us. May not be an elaborate script, but the inherent feeling grabs us to an emotional and rocknroll action style transporting to the festival spirit. Full Review »