A Lot Like Love

Movie review by Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Bungling and predictable romantic comedy.

PG-13 2005 107 minutes

Parents say

not rated for age

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 3 reviews

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Community Reviews

not rated for age

too much sex

not for kids under 17, all the movie is about is the 2 main characters having sex off and on, it makes me mad that they wont choose each other but they continue to have sex through the whole movie, lots of nudity.
not rated for age

Entertaining, But Nothing Special

This would have made an entertaining made-for-tv Lifetime network movie -- whether it's worth a $6 matinee ticket is questionable. The plot has a few interesting twists, but basically follows the tried-and-true formula: boy meets girl, boy-loses-girl, boy-gets-girl again, boy-loses-girl-again, etc. etc. etc. only to finally end up with boy getting girl and living happily ever after. The trouble is these characters aren't particularly likeable and so the viewer doesn't ending up caring that much whether they end up together or not. A little bad language, lots of alcohol and tobacco use, and total nudity (although the bodies were positioned so no 'private parts' were shown). The nudity was in the context of posing for photographs and was not explicitly sexual. On the whole, not a "bad" movie, but not particularly good either.

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