On the Line
On the Line (2001)

Two of the members of popular boy band 'N Sync make their feature acting debuts with this light romantic comedy. Lance Bass stars as shy Kevin Gibbons, an advertising executive in Chicago who's notoriously maladroit at dealing with… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: October 26, 2001
DVD Release Date: March 26, 2002
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Critic Score: 19% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: An inept attempt at a romantic comedy aimed at 'Nsync fans.

Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

An innocuous romantic comedy about missed connections, like Serendipity for people who can't vote yet.

Richard Harrington
Washington Post

Harmless romantic and musical hijinks abound, and sentimentality prevails.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Dull story, some vulgar humor in Lance Bass romance.

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Ed Park
Village Voice

Less a romance than a feature-length plug for 'N Sync and its personalities.

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Pam Sitt
Seattle Times

On the Line tries too hard to be everything to everyone. And as the saying goes, when you try to please everyone, you end up pleasing no one.

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Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye

This movie is so loopy and simplistic, you question the inspiration behind such a sappy farce.

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Joe Leydon

Certainly, you could find far more unpleasant ways to while away 85 minutes.

Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

The movie has some clumsy dialogue and awkward turns, but the picture is brisk and likable.

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Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World

For his character being such a die-hard Cubs fan, [Lance] Bass throws a baseball like an 8-year-old girl.

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Flixster Audience Score: 47% Flixster User Reviews
Bobby Hobbs
The best part about this movie was Emmanuelle Chriqui, she is smoking hott! There's a good range of cool songs and some pretty funny comedy through out it… More
Leo L
I think this would have been a great movie without the likes of Emmanuelle Chriqui as the lead female character. Anyone would have been a better selection.… More