Definitely, Maybe
Definitely, Maybe (2008)

A political consultant in the midst of a bitter divorce attempts to delicately divulge the truth about his past relationships to his curious young daughter, who simply won't stop asking questions until she's satisfied with all the… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: June 24, 2008
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Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: With a clever script and charismatic leads, Definitely, Maybe is a refreshing entry into the romantic comedy genre.

David Denby
New Yorker

Definitely, Maybe, which was written and directed by Adam Brooks, has charm and spirit.

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Connie Ogle
Miami Herald

Is this movie the best romantic comedy of the year? Maybe not. Do you walk out with a smile on your face? Definitely.

Mike Scott
Times-Picayune

More satisfying than your cookie-cutter romantic comedy but far less overwrought than a full-blown period romance, it finds a satisfying and cuddly middle ground.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

Tthe performances are very strong.

Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

Definitely, Maybe isn't terrible exactly, but it's bland, and in some ways that's worse. It's a romance posing as a detective story in which the solution is obvious and not worth the fuss.

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Jordan Hoffman
UGO

This is straight-up young people whining about their relationships.

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Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal

Everything feels derivative and nothing rings true -- it's The Way We Weren't.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

This highly uneven comedy by writer-director Adam Brooks might be easier to take if it were less infatuated with its own cuteness.

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Xan Brooks
Guardian

It's sweet natured and brightly played.

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
Ryan Reynolds and Abigal Breslin shine in this beautiful movie that in the end had me in tears. Isla Fisher as April is also wonderful in this. Just a great… More
Jennifer Xu
This is one of the best romantic comedies I've seen in a long time. The story is romantic and snappy, keeping just the right amount of mystery so that it… More
Anthony Lawrie
I hate the way Ryan Reynolds talks to his daughter Abigail Breslin in this film. People who talk to their kids like this are hateful and that's pretty much… More
Bethany Murphy
The ending got me with this film. Ryan Reynolds played Abigail Bronsons father so perfectly and this is one of the best love stories written.
Dean !
One of the best Rom-com's in recent years. Not full of laughs throughout, it does have it's more serious and dramatic parts along the way. It does… More
Kristijonas Fussman
I'm such a sucker for Romantic Comedies that its hard for me to advise against watching one... but combine that with my absolute adoration of Ryan… More

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