No Reservations
No Reservations (2007)

Master chef Kate Armstrong lives her life like she runs her kitchen at a trendy Manhattan eatery--with a no-nonsense intensity that both captivates and intimidates everyone around her. Kate's perfectionist nature is put to the test when… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: February 13, 2008
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41%
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62%



Critic Score: 41% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: This romantic comedy may look good on paper, but it's too predictable and melancholy for the genre.

Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com

Sometimes movies make sense in a logical way; sometimes they make only emotional sense. No Reservations makes no damned sense at all.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

The cast makes the film a warm and agreeable experience.

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Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

Chalk it up as an alternative to watching a kitchen full of singing rats.

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Claudia Puig
USA Today

No Reservations is worth penciling in to your schedule, though it's more guilty diversion than memorable feast.

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Bruce Newman
San Jose Mercury News

You don't need to have been a fan of the terrific German film Mostly Martha that inspired this remake, or even to have seen the original, to recognize that her American cousin has a tendency to overcook things.

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Heather Huntington
ReelzChannel.com

Not bad, not amazing. Just a classy romantic comedy that, like a good meal, is enjoyable enough to partake of, but the taste of which will fade soon thereafter.

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Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

A shamelessly microwaved American rewarming of the 2002 German romantic comedy Mostly Martha.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

To see No Reservations is to see what's wrong with a lot of American movies. A remake Mostly Martha, it takes a winning recipe and adds some distinctly Hollywood flavors: It takes adult characters and has them behave like children.

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Jeff Bayer
The Scorecard Review

Catherine Zeta-Jones controls the kitchen, but can't control my attention.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Ordinary rom-com but Eckhart is appealing.
♥Robyn M♥
Catherine Zeta Jones plays Kate, a master chef in an upscale Manhattan Restaurant. The very single Kate has no time for romance as her life runs on planning and… More
Dean !
More romantic/drama than a comedy. It has more heartfelt, feel good moments than any really laugh out loud scenes. Still it was a nice story, with a good cast… More
Luke Baldock
Not delightful, not funny, just a rather depressing drama. Everybody is kind of bland in this film, unlike the dishes they prepare. Eckhart plays the typical… More
Bethany Murphy
A nice romantic film that is great for families.
Cassie Hill
Very cute movie. I thought it was very good.

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