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Overall Rating
2.47

Awesome: 3.13%
Worth A Look: 21.88%
Average: 9.38%
Pretty Bad50%
Total Crap: 15.63%

3 reviews, 14 user ratings


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by spork-girl

"It has a monkey in it! That's worth SOMEthing..."
4 stars

Mmmm... Meg Ryan.

I adore Meg Ryan. In my mind she can do no evil. So be warned, this review is biased.

Well, not entirely. I realize this movie is not great. The plot is flimsy and predictable, the dialogue somewhat lacking, but it's a romantic comedy and it serves its purpose very well.

Matthew Broderick is the lead. He is engaged. His girlfriend goes away. He stalks her. He meets Meg Ryan, who is stalking her boyfriend who left her. They set up surveillance across the street and spy on their respective exs who are now together.

..and they fall in love.

Meg's ex is french. I like to imagine that he's the same character as from French Kiss and that movie didn't really work out all perfect after all (Haha, I'm evil).

This flick had excellent costuming. All of Meg Ryan's clothes were awesome in a weird and wacky, I'm-a-stalker kind of way.

It was cute and sweet and predictable, and all the actors did a damned good job with what little they were handed, and we grow to love who we are supposed to and hate who we are supposed to. It really is quite good for a formulaic romantic comedy.

Thus 4 sporks, keeping in mind that rating is "as a romantic comedy".

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originally posted: 08/27/98 02:31:18
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User Comments

6/06/08 PAUL SHORTT MISFIRE "ROMANTIC COMEDY" OF STALKING 1 stars
9/06/04 dirrtydude i love the film! i love MEG RYAN!!! watch it and ull be ADDICTED TO LOVE... 5 stars
11/06/03 Monster W. Kung I checked my pulse several times. 1 stars
4/04/03 Jack Sommersby Simply dreadful, with the kind of unpleasant, uninteresting characters you'd love to plug. 1 stars
2/01/02 Andrew Carden Could Have Been 100 Times Better...Suffers From A Weak Script. 2 stars
1/30/02 Phil M. Afficianado Stupid fluffy silly far-fetched and contrived...Meg's ok and funny in spots. 2 stars
1/11/02 Gracy Lionheart EEEEEEEEWWWW!!! This is a totally worthless movie!!! UGH!!! 1 stars
11/26/98 Mr.Pink Doesn't sustain it's dark sensibilities, which is a shame, because it could've been better. 3 stars
9/13/98 BBReBozo Hey look: Meg Ryan is eccentric and adorable! How novel! 1 stars
8/26/98 Pete It bit. No chemistry amongst this good cast. Nothing new here. 2 stars
8/24/98 The Capital City Goofball I keep waiting for Broderick to get back to good, but he's not going to, is he? 2 stars
8/21/98 rotten f. milk What can I say? I have a teenage lust for Meg Ryan. 3 stars
8/17/98 {{{OZ}}} Great if you're a psychotic obsessive. LIVE IN THE NOW! Get over it. 3 stars
8/17/98 Miss Stress had some great idea's on getting back at your ex, i recommend it 4 stars
IF YOU'VE SEEN THIS FILM, RATE IT!
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  23-May-1997 (R)

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Australia
  02-Jul-1997 (M)




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