Cherish (2002)

Finn Taylor's quirky comedy Cherish concerns Zoe (Robin Tunney), a woman unlucky in love. She is berated at work and always seems to strike out with the opposite sex. After being asked by an attractive co-worker (Jason Priestley) to… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 7, 2002
DVD Release Date: June 1, 2004
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Critic Score: 51% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The different genres in Cherish don't mesh well, and the quirkiness sometimes feels too forced.

Hank Sartin
Chicago Reader

The mix of tones can be jarring, but it all has an odd charm.

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Dennis Harvey

Good performances and quirky humor make this slick if less than fully satisfying mix of romantic comedy and mystery an easy sit.

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M. K. Terrell
Christian Science Monitor

A witty little thriller emerges as Zoe, under house arrest, resourcefully stretches her electronic anklet's restrictions.

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Keith Phipps
AV Club

In the end, it becomes the cinematic equivalent of one of the songs Tunney adores: enjoyable enough while it lasts, but so thin that its ingratiating charms seem as much a source of frustration as pleasure.

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Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal

The best way to enjoy Finn Taylor's Cherish -- often the only way -- is to accept this odd little comic drama for what it is, a shamelessly contrived showcase for Robin Tunney.

Anita Schmaltz
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)

With all the time spent watching stir-crazy manacled Zoe viewing too much TV and listening to too much Human League, you can't help but feel like you're under house arrest too.

Christy Lemire
Associated Press

Cherish is one of those movies in which the soundtrack is better than the movie itself.

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Loren King
Chicago Tribune

An uneven mix of genres that, even when it misses the mark, gets points for originality and a good beat.

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Nick Rogers
The Film Yap

Robin Tunney turns Zoe's socialization and investigation into little revelations - sculpting her magnetic, melancholy presence as perfectly as her buff body in third-act action where she sheds, and draws, blood for a climax driven by robust reclamations.

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Flixster Audience Score: 54% Flixster User Reviews
MisterYoda ?
3 stars
Leo L
A great movie. Great music.
Doctor Strangeblog
A fresh take on the thriller genre, which really isn't a thriller most of the time, in fact the thriller elements get in the way! Robin Tunney is an… More
Chosen 718
Very entertaining film. Robin Tunney is too sexy.