Love and Other Drugs
Love and Other Drugs (2010)

Maggie is an alluring free spirit who won't let anyone - or anything - tie her down. But she meets her match in Jamie, whose relentless and nearly infallible charm serve him well with the ladies and in the cutthroat world of… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 1, 2011
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53%



Critic Score: 49% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It's a pleasure to see Hollywood produce a romance this refreshingly adult, but Love and Other Drugs struggles to find a balance between its disparate plot elements.

J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

Eight months after health-care reform was signed into law, Universal Pictures courageously weighs in with a watered-down satire of the pharmaceutical industry.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

A slick weepie made by smart guys who want you to know they're better than the schlockmeisters.

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Matt Joseph
We Got This Covered

Love and Other Drugs isn't a perfect film, and Zwick has certainly done better, but for what it is, it's mostly watchable and fairly enjoyable.

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Anna Smith
Time Out

Ultimately, the unsettled tone undermines the romantic conclusion. Still, you've got to admire the ambition it shares with its cocky hero.

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David Denby
New Yorker

as many weak spots, but what it delivers at its core is as indelible as (and a lot more explicit than) the work of such legendary teams as Clark Gable and Joan Crawford, Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

This movie is far from your standard romantic comedy. It's a deeper film that touches on heavier emotional moments.

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

But in Love & Other Drugs, [Zwick] and Herskovitz find a groove that delivers wry writing and smart cultural observation.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

This movie is best treated like dim sum. Wait out the bad portions until a tastier dish is served. Let Hathaway be your guide.

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Al Alexander
The Patriot Ledger

Zwick and his writing partners, Marshall Herskovitz and Charles Randolph, overextend their scope by a wide margin.

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
Christian C
Anne Hathaway is superb as always...and any movie with Jake Gyllenhaal with his shirt off has gotta be in my top 10. It's an interesting situation for a… More
Thomas Johnston
Living with Multiple Sclerosis gave me an inescapable insight to the character Maggie, that I felt more with this movie than most. I was more than a love story… More
Dean !
It wasn't quite the film I was expecting, thinking it would be just like most rom-coms churned out at the moment that are light hearted but have little… More
Dead Angel
A movie without sex and nudity is unthinkable to the most producers... tsk tsk. The story was touching though.
Directors Cat
[img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon13.gif[/img] The main character is almost entirely unlikable and the laughs aren't frequent… More
Spencer S.
It tried so damn hard to be good. It had a lot of sweet natured sex and quaint humor. It had the royals of chemistry with no substance, Jake Gyllenhaal and Anne… More

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