Simply Irresistible
Simply Irresistible (1999)

Sean Patrick Flanery plays Tom, the manager of a department store in Manhattan. He may or may not be falling in love against his will with heiress Amanda Shelton (Sarah Michelle Gellar). Tom resists Amanda, who has just inherited a… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: February 5, 1999
DVD Release Date: August 17, 1999
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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Any movie featuring a crab wearing a tuxedo (complete with a top hat!) can't be all that bad.

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Dustin Putman

A ridiculous and just plain goofy romantic fantasy that's as flimsy as a slice of bologna.

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Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine

Evokes the seductive power of a musical.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

'Simply Irresistible' begins with Sarah Michelle Gellar picking up a case of crabs. Things go downhill from there.

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Doris Toumarkine
Film Journal International

Scrambles many of what were among the winning elements of You've Got Mail--but audiences are returning this one to sender.

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Michael Dequina

This murky and ultimately bland effort lives up to that former title--Vanilla Fog, indeed.

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Flixster Audience Score: 54% Flixster User Reviews
Red Lats
I do not like the concept of this movie. Amanda is failing to make a go of her mom's restaurant after her mom passes away. Then along comes a magic crab… More
Kylie B
A magic crab that gets you a partner and helps you with your work?! Now that's my kind of crustacean!
Nicki Marie
I know it's not a *good* movie, but it's sweet, and I have watched it many times over the years. Sarah Michelle plays Amanda, a young woman trying to… More
Leigh Ryan
Wonderfully sweet...
Bannan instant enigma- just add water
Dean McKenna
One of my favourite Sarah Michelle Gellar films in a comedy-romance story that her main character should be a 'Sabrina' chef. I love and would watch… More