Wimbledon (2004)

Directed by Richard Loncraine, Wimbledon follows the plight of aspiring tennis-star Peter Colt (Paul Bettany), whose bad luck seems to manifest itself just about everywhere. Professionally, Peter is near the very bottom of the world tennis… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: September 17, 2004
DVD Release Date: December 28, 2004
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Critic Score: 61% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A predictable, bland rom-com, but Bettany proves to be an appealing lead.

Dave Calhoun
Time Out

All in all, it's rather pleasant, but nothing else.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

[A] reluctant thumbs down.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Works better as a sports movie than a love match.

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Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
Houston Chronicle

The movie needs the stars' charm and director Richard Loncraine's polish, because the faulty script is just barely good enough to hold us for 100 minutes.

Charles Taylor

Slick, satisfying entertainment.

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Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons

An enjoyable little crowd-pleaser with likable leads and a few good laughs.

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Andrew Sarris
New York Observer

A pleasant enough entertainment at a time when movies either pleasant or entertaining are in short supply.

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James Berardinelli

The kind of movie that allows the non-cynical movie-goer to sit back and relax in the presence of actors who work well with each other and a script whose familiarity is an asset.

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Mark Moring
Christianity Today

The story plays out predictably with a happy ending -- think The Natural on Wimbledon's Centre Court -- and all in all, it's a decent romantic comedy.

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Flixster Audience Score: 57% Flixster User Reviews
Scott Green
In fairness i never though a tennis related film would be so good.
Tony Gandía
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Film Crazy
I strangly enjoyed this movie, i enjoyed it more because Sam Neill was in it but it is a good and amusing movie. Its a sweet enough Romcom with quite a few… More
♥Robyn M♥
a "nice" romantic movie i quite enjoyed it!
Bethany Murphy
A really great film! One of my all time favourite films! A must see!
Sanjaya 丘耀文
Once was my favorite movie all the time... They got the perfect match, perfect story, and perfect ending too.... But even now this movie isn't my #1… More