Charly (A Heartbeat Away)
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Charly (A Heartbeat Away)
Sam Roberts thinks he has all the answers: the purpose of life, the meaning of love, the plan for a perfect future. Until Charly walks into his life.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 20%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The movie is too amateurishly square to make the most of its own ironic implications."
‑ David Chute, L.A. Weekly
"The film is old-fashioned, occasionally charming and as subtle as boldface."
‑ Joe Baltake, Sacramento Bee
"'Charly' will divide its audience in two separate groups, those reaching for more tissues and those begging for mercy..."
‑ Bruce Bennett, Spectrum (St. George, Utah)
"The romance between the leads isn't as compelling or as believable as it should be."
‑ Jeff Vice, Deseret News, Salt Lake City
"A competent but self-righteous film that offers little insight into love or faith."
‑ Josh Bell, Las Vegas Weekly
"Beers, who, when she's given the right lines, can charm the paint off the wall ... [but] the script goes wrong at several key junctures."
‑ Steve Rhodes, Internet Reviews
"Charly comes off as emotionally manipulative and sadly imitative of innumerable past Love Story derisions."
‑ Audrey Rock-Richardson, Tooele Transcript-Bulletin (Utah)
"If religious films aren't your bailiwick, stay away. Otherwise, this could be a passable date film."
‑ Phil Villarreal, Arizona Daily Star
"It is a likable story, told with competence."
‑ Eric D. Snider,
"Imagine the CleanFlicks version of 'Love Story,' with Ali MacGraw's profanities replaced by romance-novel platitudes."
‑ Sean Means, Salt Lake Tribune
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