Alfie (2004)

Alfie Elkins is a philosophical womanizer who is forced to question his seemingly carefree existence. Ultimately, his freewheeling lifestyle begins to slowly unravel.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 15, 2005
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Critic Score: 49% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Andrew Sarris
New York Observer

The original Alfie was as much overrated as the remake is underrated. Split the difference.

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David Edelstein

This is an ugly, blue-tinged movie that telegraphs every plot turn.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Uneven movie about a charming cad has sexy stuff.

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Jessica Winter
Village Voice

Charles Shyer (who processed the Parent Trap and Father of the Bride updates) plays coy with most matters sexual-an odd and puritanical approach to a character who molds his entire existence around the procurement and enjoyment of sex.

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Sean Daly
Washington Post

His carefully tousled blond mop? His devilish blue eyes? His oily pickup lines and false promises coated in a cool British ahccent? Please.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Just as forgettable as the original.

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James Berardinelli

The question of 'Why?' (more than 'What's it all about?) still lingers where this remake is concerned.

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Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

Back in the mid-1960s, Alfie Elkins was one of the reasons a women's liberation movement was necessary. Today, he's just another bad date with a surplus of personal grooming products.

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Cole Smithey

Even Michael Caine's career would have gone nowhere if he had made this version of "Alfie."

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Flixster Audience Score: 51% Flixster User Reviews
Tim Salmons
Having seen both the original Alfie from 1966 and the remake from 2004, I think I have a pretty clear view of things instead of wondering what's it all… More
Dean King
More of a light hearted drama than comedy most of the time. I've not seen the original version but assume this is sexed up a little. Quite a strange… More
Lucas Martins
It's could be charming, but after see the original Alfie (1966), this remake is a complete trash and silly.
Conner Rainwater
I actually think this is a great movie for what it is. It's not corny or predictable at all, in fact it was pretty surprising. Jude Law was amazing and… More
Cast: Jude Law, Marisa Tomei, Omar Epps, Nia Long, Jane Krakowski, Sienna Miller, Susan Sarandon, Graydon Carter, Renée Taylor Director: Charles Shyer… More
Manu Gino
A really good movie that started as a perfect life for any men all around, having beautiful woman any time he wanted, no worries and money but soon it was… More

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