Simply Irresistible
Simply Irresistible (1999)

An airy romance in the tradition of classic Hollywood comedies of the Depression Era, Simply Irresistible (1999) also presses into service the food-obsessed magical realism of Like Water for Chocolate (1992). Sarah Michelle Gellar stars as… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: August 17, 1999
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Critic Score: 13% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Any movie featuring a crab wearing a tuxedo (complete with a top hat!) can't be all that bad.

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Dustin Putman

A ridiculous and just plain goofy romantic fantasy that's as flimsy as a slice of bologna.

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Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine

Evokes the seductive power of a musical.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

'Simply Irresistible' begins with Sarah Michelle Gellar picking up a case of crabs. Things go downhill from there.

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Doris Toumarkine
Film Journal International

Scrambles many of what were among the winning elements of You've Got Mail--but audiences are returning this one to sender.

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Michael Dequina

This murky and ultimately bland effort lives up to that former title--Vanilla Fog, indeed.

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Flixster Audience Score: 55% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
I know it's not a *good* movie, but it's sweet, and I have watched it many times over the years. Sarah Michelle plays Amanda, a young woman trying to… More
Leigh Ryan
Wonderfully sweet...
Bannan instant enigma- just add water
Dean McKenna
One of my favourite Sarah Michelle Gellar films in a comedy-romance story that her main character should be a 'Sabrina' chef. I love and would watch… More
Kylie B
A magic crab that gets you a partner and helps you with your work?! Now that's my kind of crustacean!
James Alvarez
If you want to see a crab in a top hat I highly recomend this one.