Parents' Guide to

Love, Rosie

By S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Predictable romance has teen sex, drinking.

Movie R 2015 102 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 14+

Funny film with likeable characters

Funny, charming, British romance.
age 14+

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4):
Kids say (19):

Collins and Claflin are appealing enough, but their characters' chase for happiness doesn't compel. So much of what keeps them from their destiny seems manufactured and, after a fashion, uninteresting. When the stakes are clearly set from the get-go and the barriers obvious, there's not much momentum to get you to the expected conclusion.

Most romantic movies explore whether characters are meant to be and how they'll find out. In LOVE, ROSIE (based on the novel by Cecelia Ahern), it's clear from the start that Rosie is supposed to be with Alex, and vice versa. That means, then, that viewers spend the entire movie watching them apart, making one wayward decision after another. In abler hands, the pursuit could have been fascinating, but here it's infuriating and frustrating.

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