Mr. Wonderful
Mr. Wonderful (1993)

A young man (Matt Dillon) is trying to go in with his friends on a bowling-alley investment, but finds that his finances are too strapped to attempt the venture. To curb his outlays, he begins arranging a marriage for his ex-wife (Annabella… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: November 23, 1999
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53%
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43%



Critic Score: 53% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Brian Lowry
Variety

Short on laughs but tinged with a pleasant European flavor.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

One of those films where it's clear to the audience within five minutes what must obviously happen, and clear to the characters only at the end of the story.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

Rather bland considering its attractive cast.

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Derek Adams
Time Out

Writer/director Minghella's second feature brings ambivalence and a touch of realpolitik to the stuff of candyfloss romance.

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

Mr. Wonderful doesn't aspire to be anything more than it is, and such a simple, uncomplicated presentation, coupled with likable characters, makes this film a fine example of light, romantic entertainment.

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Film4

A thoughtful romantic comedy with a snappy hook.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

Without that yeoman cast effort and Dillon's easy charm, Mr. Wonderful could easily be mistaken for Mr. Potatohead.

Angie Errigo
Empire Magazine

An enjoyable romantic comedy, one that won't have the dragged along boyfriend running for the hills. It doesn't loose itself in fantasy land, remaining grounded and realistic.

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Clint Morris
Moviehole

A Charming movie with a welcome turn by Dillon

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Flixster Audience Score: 43% Flixster User Reviews
Leigh Ryan
Typical romantic comedy, but it was pretty cute. Wouldn't watch again though.
Nicolas Korovessis
Even though you always new exactly what was going to happen next, what makes this romantic film stand out is the realism of the dialogues and expression of… More
jay nixon
Nice performers in a nice story, that's it's problem it's nothing special just nice.
Leo L
Great movie!
Mason Williams
Matt Dillon and Annabella Sciorra are good in this romantic comedy. They are a couple that divorced that might find here paths back to one another...a very nice… More