Heartbreak Hospital
Heartbreak Hospital (2002)

A struggling actress gets more than she bargained for when she finally gets her shot at fame and fortune in Swiss director Rudolph Gerber's 2002 debut film Heartbreak Hospital. After countless unsuccessful auditions, Neely (Chelsea… More

Directed By:
Rated: Unrated
Running Time:
Genre: Comedy
Release Date: September 6, 2002
DVD Release Date: September 17, 2006
Add Your Rating
Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
User Score

Critic Score: 25% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Hunter
Hollywood Reporter

Other than a mildly engaging central romance, Hospital is sickly entertainment at best and mind-destroying cinematic pollution at worst.

Lou Lumenick
New York Post

It's quite diverting nonsense.

Edward Havens

The leads we are given here are simply too bland to be interesting.

Full review…
Manohla Dargis
Los Angeles Times

A dreary indulgence.

Full review…
Stephen Holden
New York Times

An excruciating demonstration of the unsalvageability of a movie saddled with an amateurish screenplay.

Frank Ochieng

Unfortunately, Heartbreak Hospital wants to convey the same kind of haughtiness in its own sketchy material but this territory has already been explored previously with better aplomb and sardonic wit.

Full review…
Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

The director, with his fake backdrops and stately pacing, never settles on a consistent tone.

Full review…
Laura Rothstein
Village Voice

Sluggish, tonally uneven.

Full review…
E! Online

This derivative flick cops too much from much-better films like Tootsie, Nurse Betty and Soapdish.

Full review…
More reviews for Heartbreak Hospital