Love Me if You Dare
Love Me if You Dare (2004)

Part romantic comedy and part black comedy, director Yann Samuell's 2003 feature film debut Jeux d'Enfants (Love Me if You Dare) follows the exploits of two young would-be lovers as they go from childhood to adulthood with… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 21, 2004
DVD Release Date: October 19, 2004
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Critic Score: 44% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The romantic leads are too obnoxious and self-centered to generate interest or sympathy.

Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Movie characters don't have to be nice, but they do need to be interesting. Nastiness without intrigue translates, in whatever language, to 'annoying.'

Eleanor Ringel Cater
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

There's an outlaw fascination in watching two people for whom going too far is never far enough.

Jason Gorber
Film Scouts

What a wonderful and demented love story!

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

Love Me If You Dare is far from everybody's cup of latte, but for those willing to take that dare, it has plenty to chew on.

Tom Long
Detroit News

The problem is, the characters eventually start to seem like a couple of idiots.

Andrew Wright
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)

It twinkles itself right into a rubber room.

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Bill Muller
Arizona Republic

Melds the magic of childhood memories with the pain of unrequited love.

Philip Wuntch
Dallas Morning News

The elegantly photographed, unconventional French romance was apparently intended as a valentine to individual liberation. If so, rarely has the line between individual liberation and selfish irresponsibility seemed so blurry.

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Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

For his feature film debut, director Yann Samuell mainlines into Amelie for inspiration but can scarcely muster a contact high.

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Flixster Audience Score: 89% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
Artsy fartsy French film...never could get into this kind too much.
Drew Smith
I stopped watching this halfway through and, you know what, I don't feel even remotely bad about it. 2011 is too short to be spending with fictional… More
Carlos Magalhães
Not only is every scene between mother and son hideously corny and sentimental, but it is almost impossible to put up with two sociopaths so utterly immature,… More
Leigh Ryan
Not as romantic as I was envisioning, but it was still good. The characters started to get on my nerves in some cases and I felt that it should have reached… More
Jan Marc Macababayao
Juvenile and selfish, Love Me If You Dare dares to entertain in an appalling manner depicting an affair adulterated by irrationality, irresponsibility, and… More
Jennifer D
This is such a strange, and cute story about two friends who dare each other their whole lives. One of those perfect reality romances.

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