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Actor Billy Crystal co-wrote, directed, and starred in this romantic comedy. Forty-something couple Andy (Joe Mantegna) and Liz (Cynthia Stevenson) are about to be married, and as they gather with their friends for dinner not long before the wedding, they are told the story of their mutual friends Mickey (Billy Crystal) and Ellen (Debra Winger) as a cautionary tale of where a relationship can go wrong. Mickey is a top referee with the NBA who has traveled to Paris to bury his father, who wanted to be laid to rest with his Army buddies from World War II. The body is somehow lost in transit, and… More
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"Like the relationship it depicts, everything goes terribly slack in the middle."
‑ , Time Out
"With its uneven tone, Forget Paris doesn't have enough comedy or heartfelt romance to eclipse its faults."
‑ James Berardinelli, ReelViews
""When Harry Met Sally" meets "Sleepless in Seattle""
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
"A rather sour romantic comedy."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Um roteiro divertido que inova ao investir em um casal de protagonistas mais maduro do que o habitual."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
"Mr. Crystal's style as a director is smoothe and bland."
‑ Caryn James, New York Times
"It all works."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"Towards the end you wish they'd just get it over with, but this film usually overcomes even the most cynical viewer's resistance."
‑ Kim Newman, Empire Magazine
"A very funny movie."
‑ Monica Hayde, Palo Alto Weekly
"Ah, did that movie make me feel good."
‑ Kevin N. Laforest, Montreal Film Journal
"Since the stories are none too startling, it's hard to see why these otherwise bright people should be so enthusiastic about boring themselves."
‑ Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle
"This movie has such a naked desire to evoke the human condition, you want to throw a blanket over it."
‑ Desson Thomson, Washington Post
"Some nice one-liners and a bit of good scenery help the story of a whirlwind romance that turns to salt when she later joins him Stateside."
‑ , Film4
"It's a funny and touching movie."
‑ Robert Roten, Laramie Movie Scope
"Delightfully developed and delivered romantic comedy."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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