Eat Pray Love
Eat Pray Love (2010)

Liz Gilbert had everything a modern woman is supposed to dream of having -- a husband, a house, a successful career -- yet like so many others, she found herself lost, confused, and searching for what she really wanted in life. Newly… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: August 13, 2010
DVD Release Date: November 23, 2010
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Critic Score: 36% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The scenery is nice to look at, and Julia Roberts is as luminous as ever, but without the spiritual and emotional weight of the book that inspired it, Eat Pray Love is too shallow to resonate.

Connie Ogle
Miami Herald

The film version is pure wish-fulfillment fantasy.

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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

Try not to hoot when the gaunt Roberts makes a bring-on-the-flab speech to persuade the equally slender Tuva Novotny to eat pizza, even if they get "muffin tops."

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Will Chadwick
We Got This Covered

Eat Pray Love is overlong and quickly becomes tedious. It features narcissistic, inward looking characters of no interest at all and amounts to a very poorly made film.

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Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out

The movie is aware of its own riches; it fills up your plate and dares you not to eat.

Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

The movie left me with the feeling of being trapped with a person of privilege who won't stop with the whine whine whine.

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Joshua Starnes

Liz maybe the most unlikeable character Julia Roberts has ever had to play, not because co-writer/director Ryan Murphy is trying to make her so but because everything the film does pushes her in that direction.

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David Denby
New Yorker

We're not so much involved in the movie as idly registering it -- eavesdropping, almost, on a conversation at an adjoining table.

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Jennie Punter
Globe and Mail

Eat Pray Love is like an overstuffed lightweight suitcase, with little room for us to feel the emotional connections Liz makes with new friends along the way.

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Jason Best
Movie Talk

A seemingly interminable romantic travelogue that feels as though it takes as long to watch as the year-long spiritual quest it depicts.

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Flixster Audience Score: 42% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
Even if Julia Roberts is adorable and the stunning scenery will probably make you want to go backpacking around the world, this weak movie feels a bit bloated… More
Rubia Carolina
<br> <i>I mean, here I am with a ninth-generation medicine man and what do I wanna ask him about? Getting closer to God? Saving the world's… More
Nicki Marie
Not as bad as I expected, but still pretty missable. I found the book the same way. I pretty much used this as background noise while I did housework. I missed… More
Bethany Murphy
All this film did was make me hungry and slightly happy at the fact it was such a nice ending. Also, James Franco made a cameo and he is absolutely gorgeous.… More
Lady D'arbanville
A film I've been eagerly anticipating. I'm not a huge fan of Julia Roberts, or of Romantic Dramas in general, but for me, it was the travelling and… More
Alexis Nomm
This was a great, heartfelt story about love, life, food and all the adventures we take and we are forced to take in our lives. I really liked it.