Murphy's Romance
Murphy's Romance (1985)

Newly divorced Emma Moriarty (Sally Field) moves herself and her young son to a small Arizona town, hoping to establish a horse farm. Town pharmacist Murphy Jones (James Garner), the town's most eligible bachelor, develops a platonic… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: May 16, 2000
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Critic Score: 93% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Mildly engaging but well acted romantic melodrama, especially by James Garner, who received his first and only Best Actor Oscar nomination for playing a small-town pharmacist.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A delightful romantic comedy about a widower and a single parent who learn to listen once again to the promptings of the hearts when love surprises them.

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Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye

A quirky May-December romancer that's subtle and low key in its sweetness. Garner and Field make for an unlikely romantic tandem

Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Amiable light rom-com.

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
Cassie Hill
Very good movie :) A nice movie to watch on a rainy day when there's nothing else to do. Gardner & Field were great in this movie :)
John Ballantine
This fall-spring relationship may be a little bit difficult to understand but James Garner ends up being charming enough to win over Sally Field. One suspects… More
Lanning : )
Year in and year out, James Garner delivers. He and Field have great chemistry in this May-December romantic comedy.
Dean McKenna
Delightfully old-fashioned and pleasing romantic comedy.