My One and Only
My One and Only (2009)

Inspired by the childhood experiences of actor George Hamilton, director Richard Loncraine's bittersweet period comedy tells the tale of one mother's attempt to find a new father for her two young boys after catching her husband… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: August 21, 2009
DVD Release Date: February 9, 2010
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Critic Score: 68% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A breezy road movie with characters both glamorous and familiar, My One and Only is a colorful period look at the early life of actor George Hamilton.

Tom Long
Detroit News

Part road trip, part coming-of-age story, the film ultimately reveals itself as a Hollywood memoir, but it saves any stardust for its last moments.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

My One and Only is like a tale told by a first-rate raconteur, its twists and turns all the more intriguing because it's all true -- more or less.

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Simon Foster

The next time someone bemoans 'They just don't make 'em like they used to,' buy them a ticket to My One and Only. Sometimes they do, and sometimes they make them better.

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Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune

If you have any curiosity at all about how a fellow like George Hamilton became a fellow like George Hamilton, My One and Only answers the question by looking, fondly, at his primary caregiver.

Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

This isn't exactly untraveled territory, but director Richard Loncraine makes this potentially familiar story fresh...

Simon Weaving

A road-movie with a flat tire, this is a dull journey that follows the teenage George Hamilton as he and his mother set off to find a new life along Route 66. It's a lifeless comedy, long on trivial adventure and short on drama and energy.

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Mick LaSalle
Houston Chronicle

A grand, colorful coming-of-age story with a candy box color palette and a standout performance by Renée Zellweger. It's a great story and a great crowd-pleaser.

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Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer

It's refreshing, and let's hope it's [Zellweger's] passport out of rom-com purgatory and into mature roles. Sadly, it is a better career move than it is a movie.

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Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

Funny, surprising, moving and uplifting, the film soars in a restrained, early 50s kind of way

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Flixster Audience Score: 50% Flixster User Reviews
Mark Hobin
Agreeable comedy follows a mother as she attempts to find a new father for her two young sons after catching her husband with another woman. Actor George… More
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I thought it was very cute and funny. The story was enjoyable, the acting was great. I enjoyed myself. I was expecting that Renee's character Ann would end… More
Sol C
Logan Lerman's performance is the best reason to watch this film. He steals the movie. Logan happens to be a fast rising star in Hollywood with impressive… More
Anthony Valletta
A coming of age story at times hysterically funny and other times quite moving. Great performances from the cast, but its the script and direction that set… More
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Anne Deverauxer (Renee Zelweger) is a glamorous southern belle and mother of two teenage boys who walks in on her philandering husband Dan Devereaux, musician… More