40 Days and 40 Nights
40 Days and 40 Nights (2002)

Following memorable roles in the military action-adventures Pearl Harbor (2001) and Black Hawk Down (2001), young actor Josh Hartnett is propelled to romantic leading man status with this semi-autobiographical comedy from screenwriter Rob… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 1, 2002
DVD Release Date: September 17, 2002
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Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: As romantic comedies go, 40 Days and 40 Nights is smutty, sexist, and puerile.

Paul Malcolm
L.A. Weekly

Hartnett's pitch-perfect sexual panic can be hilariously funny.

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Rex Reed
New York Observer

Nothing more than a lame vehicle for teen heartthrob Josh Hartnett.

Rob Gonsalves

Fairly gimmicky but entertaining fluffball.

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Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News

Given its drastically contrived nature, the script gets further than I expected.

Charles Savage
Miami Herald

The material may be lightweight, but it's been shaped into a film that deserves to become a classic in an admittedly lightweight genre.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Translates your average bad teen comedy into a below-average adult romantic comedy.

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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

You may feel like taking a vow of abstinence yourself -- at least from Hollywood youth-sex comedies.

Mike Clark
USA Today

It has a way of wearing out what's supposed to be knockabout farce.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Mildly amusing Josh Hartnett sex comedy.

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Flixster Audience Score: 43% Flixster User Reviews
Eric Alvarez
Romantic comedy with really dry humor.
Manu Gino
Funny at times but really a crappy movie to see only when there's nothing else to do and that's really hard to find these days... Nicole broke up… More
MisterYoda ?
Michael Lehman's "40 Days and 40 Nights" is a surprisingly funny, smart, edgy romantic comedy with an amazing sweetness to it. This is a feat… More
Coxxie Mild Sauce
40 days without sex? have u ever heard of virgins. theyre not complaining... wait yea they are.
Alexander Wilson
I enjoyed the orginality of the film, its your post "teen flick" romance located in New York city which itself is interesting, I just wish they used… More
Leigh Ryan
Would a guy his age really go all the way through Lent without any form of sex? Come on...