She's So Lovely
She's So Lovely (1997)

Written by the late John Cassavettes in 1987 and filmed by his son Nick a decade later, the comic drama She's So Lovely (originally and more appropriately titled She's De Lovely in honor of the Cole Porter composition central to the… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 29, 1997
DVD Release Date: November 14, 2000
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Critic Score: 66% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

Based on Cassavetes pere script, this Cassavetes fils meditation on love and madness is a truly curioisity item, lacking the master's profound ideas and rich subtext; 20 years ago, it would have starred Gena Rowlands, Ben Gazzara and Peter Falk.

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

Better than it oughta be, but not much more than a wacky character sketch.

James Rocchi

Labor of love has lots of heart -- but makes little sense.

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Michael Dequina

An acting exercise, and an intriguing and entertaining one at that.

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Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks

Despite some performance moments to savor, the film can't pay tribute to Cassavetes Sr. without disclosing its own vast inferiority.

Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

A atuação de Sean Penn é simplesmente uma obra-prima.

Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International

Dreadful attempt at romantic comedy

Fred Topel

Some good Travolta moments, but way too long getting started.

Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

It careens back and forth between slapstick, pathos, and unneccessary violence.

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
John Ballantine
It's been said before but I'll say it again here..this movie likely suffers because the elder Cassavettes didn't have the chance to film it.… More
Mike T.
The first half of this film plays out so ideally that I expected it to be a favorite. It falters a lot more in the second half, but it's a totally… More
Leo L