Peter and Vandy
Peter and Vandy (2009)

One couple's stormy relationship is examined out of chronological order in this drama written and directed by Jay DiPietro, adapted from his play. Peter (Jason Ritter) and Vandy (Jess Weixler) meet when both are college students; they… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 9, 2009
DVD Release Date: February 9, 2010
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly

Jess Weixler (Teeth) is particularly lovely as Vandy, even when the mild young woman has to endure her beloved's screaming criticism of her sandwich-making methods.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Despite two very ap pealing leads in Jason Ritter and Jess Weixler, Jay DiPietro's bittersweet romantic comedy Peter and Vandy is yet another graduate of Sundance's Class of '09 that doesn't live up to its initial promise.

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Kim Voynar
Movie City News

This is a lovely, charming film with a slow burn that sneaks up on you.

Stephen Farber
Hollywood Reporter

Small gem features two star-making performances.

Glenn Whipp
Los Angeles Times

Their "authenticity" frequently trumps their ability to engage us.

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Erik Davis

Whenever a romance flick aspires to be more than stupid sex gags and over-the-top waterworks, then that's when I'll advise you to stand in line for a ticket.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

More a designer frame for actors than nourishing entertainment.

Sam Adams
AV Club

The movie's saving grace is Weixler, who manages to seem effortlessly natural without resorting to whiny faux naturalism. As she did in Teeth, Weixler grounds an otherwise glib conceptual exercise through the force of her presence.

Steve Ramos
Boxoffice Magazine

Arguing over take-out food, Weixler makes Peter and Vandy a love story that, while not always lovely to watch, is consistently compelling.

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Flixster Audience Score: 55% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Hunter
Essentially, this film is a very basic love story, filled with all the requisite elements of a modern romantic comedy. The couple gets together, breaks up, and… More
Sarah Bergman
Excellent film! I wasn't expecting a lot out of this film given that I wasn't familiar with either of the actors or the director but I really enjoyed… More
Walter M.
"Peter and Vandy" is an endearingly perceptive movie that makes great use of New York City locations, especially the overhead shot of the benches.… More
Lovable Misanthrope
Simple, but very real and believable.
Erin Collins
This was just silly. The switchbacks were annoying, as was the acting of these two.