Kissing a Fool
Kissing a Fool (1997)

Jay is a novelist, hopelessly in love with his ex-girlfriend. Max is a womanizing sportscaster. When Jay introduces Max to his publisher Sam, they become engaged in just 14 days. Max worries about settling down, and Jay and Sam become… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 1, 1997
DVD Release Date: July 21, 1998
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Critic Score: 27% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

The best part of this moderately entertaining comedy is Schwimmer's loutish, against-type performance.

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

succeeds both as a look at the competitiveness lurking underneath many friendships and as an offbeat romantic comedy that allows Schwimmer to convincingly play against type.

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Brandon Judell
Critics Inc./America Online

A little more "Kissing" like this, and years from now it's quite possible "Friends" will be all Schwimmer is remembered for.

David Luty
Film Journal International

A weak little piece of junk romantic comedy, mercilessly and lazily and literally using nostalgia as a method of manipulation.

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Flixster Audience Score: 44% Flixster User Reviews
Cassie Hill
I enjoyed this movie and I don't see why others didn't. I mean in the beginning David Schwimmer's character was a jerk but by the end his… More
Deb S
David Schwimmer plays Max, a womanizing Chicago TV sportscaster who falls for Sam played by Israel native Mili Avital, his attractive young publisher but who he… More