Autumn in New York
Autumn in New York (2000)

Successful restaurateur Will Keane is on the verge of turning fifty, yet he's still quite the playboy with a persistent case of commitment-phobia. When he meets Charlotte Fielding, a free spirited woman half his age, he expects another… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: November 14, 2001
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Critic Score: 20% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Although the film isn't as bad as feared (it wasn't pre-screened for reviews), it's not that good, either. Most noticable flaws are the sappy romantic cliches and lack of chemistry between Gere and Ryder.

Emanuel Levy

Utterly banal, Joan Chen's tediously sappy romance is a kind of modern-day Love Story (a better film!) with a "twist": Richard Gere's suave lover is old enough to be Winona Ryder's father.

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Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture

[Chen] has a lovely sense of film rhythm and a sophisticated eye for luxe effects, but she fell into this vat of goo and there's no climbing out of it.

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Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

Tax forms have more emotional content.

Loren King
Boston Globe

All style and no substance.

Emanuel Levy

A banal and sappy romantic melodrama

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Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

Weak and unmemorable.

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Christy Lemire
Associated Press

Sappy and melodramatic.

Nick Rogers

To sit through this is to suffer the grossest sweaty-palms-on-the-glass sex scene. Funny that the film closes with an overbearing end-credits song by Jennifer Paige - a one-hit wonder who, like "Autumn," is a pop-culture footnote best left forgotten.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Were you to watch the movie's first 20 minutes, you might think you were about to see another variation on Gere's megahit 'Pretty Woman'... Once it's revealed that Charlotte is a Pretty Sick Woman, however, the film becomes dour and tedious...

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Flixster Audience Score: 54% Flixster User Reviews
Red Lats
I've seen a few movies like this. Womanizing guy falls in love with beautiful woman only to find out she has terminal something-or-other, and he matures… More
Leigh Ryan
Good love story.
Nicki Marie
Pretty ordinary. I really didn't like Richard Gere's character in this at all, and when the inevitable happened at the end, I really didn't feel… More
Dann Michalski
An overly stylized romantic drama, Autumn in New York gets a little maudlin but has a compelling story to tell. Richard Gere plays a New York playboy who gets… More
Michael Gildea
This movie sucked but I got to look at Winona Ryder for a couple hours. So I don't care.
Deb S
Richard Geer plays an aging lothario who newest target is an extremely young Ryder who catches his eye one Autumn evening in New York City. The result of their… More

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