Runaway Bride
Runaway Bride (1999)

A columnist fired by his editor/ex-wife for being too chauvinistic tries to redeem himself by chasing a story on spec about a woman who habitually jilts her fiances. The writer relocates to her hometown and falls for his subject who suffers… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 25, 2000
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
46%
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User Score
53%



Critic Score: 46% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Cliche story with lack of chemistry between Richard Gere and Julia Roberts.

Todd McCarthy
Variety

Quite clever and appealing!

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Marshall is too much of a softie; he meanders around the story, milking it for both sentiment and comedy and often tripping over himself in the process.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Cute romantic comedy OK for most older kids.

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Jay Carr
Boston Globe

Charm and stardust carry it past its blatantly manufactured quality.

Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

A shiny bauble full of dead weight, gloppy good feeling and airless cliches!

Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

Runs a half-hour too long, and it drags through its multiple endings. Runaway Bride has plenty of delights, just a few too many.

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

After seeing Gere and Roberts play much smarter people, it is painful to see them dumbed down here.

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Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

The predictability of this romantic comedy co-starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere in no way detracts from its humorous charm.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A satisfying romantic comedy that reveals that we can't open our hearts to love until we stop cheating on our true selves.

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
Candy Rose
Richard and Julia team up again for a romantic comedy. Pretty Women brought them together initially and in this movie they still have a lot of chemistry. Julia… More
Cassie Hill
Julia Roberts is too funny!!!!!
Jason Owens
"Runaway Bride" was a lot better than I thought it was going to be. Ike Graham (Richard Gere) is a reporter who is famous for writing notorious… More
Taylor Bond
Run away from this movie.
danny d
actually good, cool scene with miles davis record
Rachel F
Just an all around great film.