An Affair to Remember
An Affair to Remember (1957)

An Affair to Remember, director Leo McCarey's scene-for-scene remake of his own 1939 film Love Affair, isn't really an improvement on the original, but it's equally as enjoyable. Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr, high-profile types… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: January 15, 2008
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Critic Score: 64% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Bosley Crowther
New York Times

Mr. McCarey's direction is unpropitiously and unaccountably slow.

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Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

'Weepies' may not be high art, but for those who love them, An Affair to Remember is the Mona Lisa.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Cheapened by the many references in Sleepless in Seattle, An Affair to Remember plays much better than you might imagine.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...the viewer's efforts at connecting to the material or the characters are consistently thwarted by the lackadaisical, momentum-free narrative.

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Chris Barsanti
Filmcritic.com

surprisingly tedious

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Not much to remember.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

a satisfying romance that works from beginning to end, featuring movie stars of the day that you just can't help but adore

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Fernando F. Croce
Slant Magazine

Often regarded (or dreaded) as the ultimate chick flick, due in no small amount to its fetish-object role in Sleepless in Seattle, An Affair to Remember deserves better than to be the receptor of Meg Ryan's crocodile tears.

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Starring Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr in the Charles Boyer and Irene Dunne roles, Leo McCarey's remake of his 1937 Love Affair has some touching moments but is not as good as the original movie, which is one of Hollywood's best romantic melodramas.

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Flixster Audience Score: 88% Flixster User Reviews
Reid Volk
The product of superb acting and poor direction. Many scenes felt as though they were meant to be much more moving than they really were. The swelling music and… More
Lewis C.
"If it had to happen to one of us, why did it have to be you?" I have to admit that An Affair to Remember is not really my preferred kind of movie… More
Jim Hunter
A playboy and a woman meet on a cruise ship and agree to meet six months later on the roof of the Empire State Building. There are moments when Cary Grant is… More
AJ Verser
These back and forth romantic drama movies get on my nerves and this one is no exception. I do like Grant and Kerr, but they don't do much with the movie.
Thomas Johnston
A nice love story buried in the ongoing saga of two people that find love while both are committed to others. After dragging on a while.... the movie seems… More
Jeremy Smith
Winner of my Top Chick Flicks.

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