Heartbreak Hospital
Heartbreak Hospital (2002)

There's nearly as much drama and romantic intrigue going on backstage at a popular daytime continuing drama series, as there is on-stage, as witnessed in this independent comedy-drama. Neely Kendall (Chelsea Altman) is a struggling… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: September 17, 2006
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David Hunter
Hollywood Reporter

Other than a mildly engaging central romance, Hospital is sickly entertainment at best and mind-destroying cinematic pollution at worst.

Lou Lumenick
New York Post

It's quite diverting nonsense.

Edward Havens

The leads we are given here are simply too bland to be interesting.

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Manohla Dargis
Los Angeles Times

A dreary indulgence.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

An excruciating demonstration of the unsalvageability of a movie saddled with an amateurish screenplay.

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Frank Ochieng

Unfortunately, Heartbreak Hospital wants to convey the same kind of haughtiness in its own sketchy material but this territory has already been explored previously with better aplomb and sardonic wit.

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Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

The director, with his fake backdrops and stately pacing, never settles on a consistent tone.

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Laura Rothstein
Village Voice

Sluggish, tonally uneven.

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E! Online

This derivative flick cops too much from much-better films like Tootsie, Nurse Betty and Soapdish.

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