Love Is All You Need
Love Is All You Need (2013)

LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED is directed by Golden Globe (R) and Oscar (R) winning filmmaker Susanne Bier, written by Bier and Anders Thomas Jensen and starring Pierce Brosnan and Trine Dyrholm. Philip (Brosnan), an Englishman living in Denmark, is… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: September 10, 2013
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Critic Score: 74% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Undeniably slight and fluffy, Love Is All You Need is redeemed by its picturesque setting and warm performances by Pierce Brosnan and Trine Dyrholm.

Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic

Result: sufficient pleasure.

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Connie Ogle
Miami Herald

We've seen enough romantic comedy to know these two are destined to fall for each other, but Bier is that rare filmmaker who can make you wonder if there will actually be a happy ending.

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Jeff Beck
We Got This Covered

While Love is All You Need is better than most films of its type, it's still unable to overcome the numerous cliches that come attached to such a story.

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Mick LaSalle
Hearst Newspapers

The middle-aged romance between the central characters is a lovely thing, and that makes up for everything.

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

Pierce Brosnan isn't the only reason to see Love is All You Need. He's merely the best reason to seek out Danish filmmaker Susanne Bier's entertaining if familiar romantic comedy.

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James Plath
Movie Metropolis

There's something about a free spirit, even in a movie, that makes everything and everyone around her feel more vibrant.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

Bier is daring to deal with both familial dysfunction and mature romance without painting either in the standard broad strokes.

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

I lost count of how many times "That's Amore" turned up on the soundtrack, and the comic situations are so stale that the whole thing plays like a Scandinavian Tyler Perry movie.

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Rob Thomas
Madison Movie

I think Bier might be a little too acute an observer of human behavior to agree with the simple premise of her film's title, but she makes us believe it for a while, anyway.

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Flixster Audience Score: 60% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
Pierce Brosnan in a Danish film. How about them apples! Anyway, this was a decent movie. A little sappy. A lot predictable. The plot was kind of nutty. Really… More
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'Love Is All You Need'. Brosnan and Dyrholm turn in two great performances, but the screenplay makes weak choices in creating conflict. Brosnan and… More
The Movie Waffler
Hairdresser Ida (Dyrholm) sports a blond wig, concealing the fact she has just come through chemo treatment for breast cancer, yet still awaits final results.… More