She's So Lovely
She's So Lovely (1997)

In this humor-laced drama, late director/screenwriter John Cassavettes meditates on the potency of first love. Raw passion motivates Eddie to violently avenge the rape of Maureen. After spending a decade in an institution Eddie is released… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: November 14, 2000
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66%
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Critic Score: 66% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy
Variety

Based on Cassavetes pere script, this Cassavetes fils meditation on love and madness is a truly curioisity item, lacking the master's profound ideas and rich subtext; 20 years ago, it would have starred Gena Rowlands, Ben Gazzara and Peter Falk.

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

Better than it oughta be, but not much more than a wacky character sketch.

James Rocchi
Netflix

Labor of love has lots of heart -- but makes little sense.

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

An acting exercise, and an intriguing and entertaining one at that.

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Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks

Despite some performance moments to savor, the film can't pay tribute to Cassavetes Sr. without disclosing its own vast inferiority.

Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

A atuação de Sean Penn é simplesmente uma obra-prima.

Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International

Dreadful attempt at romantic comedy

Fred Topel
About.com

Some good Travolta moments, but way too long getting started.

Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

It careens back and forth between slapstick, pathos, and unneccessary violence.

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
Great cast, hard going story line but brilliantly executed. Worth seeking out!
Leo L
Great!
John Ballantine
It's been said before but I'll say it again here..this movie likely suffers because the elder Cassavettes didn't have the chance to film it.… More
Mike T.
The first half of this film plays out so ideally that I expected it to be a favorite. It falters a lot more in the second half, but it's a totally… More