Opa! (2009)

On the magical Greek island of Patmos, the inhabitants have lived, danced, and laughed for thousands of years. But, with the arrival of a straight-laced, high-tech archaeologist, Eric everything could forever change. Eric finds himself… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: October 16, 2009
DVD Release Date: April 26, 2011
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Critic Score: 9% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

As standard uptight-American-unbuttons-himself-abroad movies go, director Udayan Prasad's gentle, unexceptional romance is exactly what you'd expect.

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Cary Darling
Dallas Morning News

An amiable if easily forgotten story of middle-age romance set amid the sun-splashed Greek Islands.

Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

...a moderately enjoyable movie that plays like an extended commercial for a vacation on the Greek island of Patmos.

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Betsy Sharkey
Los Angeles Times

Everything is flat except for the island's picturesque mountains, but you can look at those for only so long.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

The water is blue, the women are beautiful, the guys are hunky and the ouzo flows without end. So do the clichés.

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Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

[Modine] seems too tentative and blase to work as the film's lead. Especially since he's paired with the vibrant Scott. She definitely deserves a chance to work again, with someone as committed to film chemistry as she clearly was.

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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

Opa!, a sweet, nontaxing movie set in the gorgeous Greek Isles, has a bit of a black hole at its center named Matthew Modine.

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Tim Grierson
L.A. Weekly

Your reviewer did correctly guess just about everything that transpired in Opa!, the only surprise being that the climactic finale hinges on a PowerPoint presentation. It's as romantic as it sounds.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a delightful, breezy little romantic comedy...

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Flixster Audience Score: 28% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
Cute, feel-good movie with beautiful scenery. I really enjoyed this, and it was good to see Matthew Modine in something fun. I have always liked him, but his… More