Love Hurts
Love Hurts (2009)

A complacent, middle-aged ear, nose, and throat doctor attempts to win back his wayward wife with a little help from their college-bound son in this romantic comedy from writer/director Barra Grant (Glory Days, Life of the Party). Dr. Ben… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: January 1, 2011
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Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

Moss brings warmth and dignity to a part that could've easily slid into stereotype, while Camryn Manheim owns her few scenes as Amanda's best friend.

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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

A flat-footed sitcom with unconvincing situations and comedy.

Brian Orndorf
BrianOrndorf.com

It's bloodless material, sluggishly captured by Barra, who's trapped in directorial survival mode, terrified to color outside of the lines.

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Luke Y. Thompson
L.A. Weekly

The direction rarely rises above acceptable, but anytime the camera's pointed at Grant, it doesn't matter.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...an utterly misbegotten piece of work...

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Andrew Barker
Variety

There's a perfectly likable, sitcomish romantic comedy buried somewhere deep inside Barra Grant's indie Love Hurts, but it would have taken some very significant rewrites to unearth it.

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Mark Keizer
Boxoffice Magazine

This is not muddy storytelling, just bipolar and unconvincing, as Grant force-feeds us comedy to soften us up for the emotional kill.

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Flixster Audience Score: 31% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
I thought this movie was rather enjoyable, and sweet. I loved the relationship the son had with his parents. I found that extremely endearing. Nice movie that… More