Laws of Attraction
Laws of Attraction (2004)

Can two professional adversaries pretend to be in love for the sake of their careers? That's the question in this sophisticated romantic comedy. Rock star Thorne Jamison (Michael Sheen) and his wife, Serena (Parker Posey), a well-known… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: April 30, 2004
DVD Release Date: August 24, 2004
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Critic Score: 17% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A bland and forgettable copy of Adam's Rib.

Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture

The actors work hard to concoct some chemistry, but it's tough to be Tracy and Hepburn, let alone Doris Day and Rock Hudson, when you're trying to get your mouth around lines that wouldn't pass muster on a UPN sitcom.

Sara Gebhardt
Washington Post

The plot, the dialogue and the main characters' love connection are basically mind-numbing, and even Parker Posey can't save the show.

Antonia Quirke
London Evening Standard

Surely the first law of attraction is that Pierce Brosnan isn't. This is the man who turned James Bond into the kind of guy who owns a juicer.

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Anthony Lane
New Yorker

Watch Hepburn and Tracy in Adam's Rib. It's very something.

Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

Julianne Moore and Pierce Brosnan create just enough chemistry to carry Laws of Attraction.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

There's no reason to see this movie.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

Terrible, terrible film.

Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

Julianne Moore's talent is simply too heavy for her to rise above this quicksand comedy.

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Cole Smithey

Pitched as a homage to George Cukor's 1949 classic romantic comedy "Adam's Rib" (with Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy), "Laws of Attraction" is far separated from that film's exceptional timing and sincere comic exploration of a competitive couple of

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This is the kind of crap I really hate. But I didn't hate this...either because of the hilarious oirish stereotypes, or maybe I've just got a thing… More
♥Robyn M♥
A romantic comedy about two opposing divorce lawyers who end up in a relationship.It isnt the funniest comedy around but it does have its charm.
Dean McKenna
Great comedy-romance and hilarious of two best divorce lawyers and their celebrity clients arguing each others in the court.
Cassie Hill
Love this movie Julianne Moore is a really good actress & Pierce Brosnan is a good actor & he's adorable. :) Just a really enjoyable movie. :)
Roy Gutteridge
The dialogue is hit-and-miss, and the plot, short on surprises.