Metacritic Movie Ratings
An American Affair Reviews

2.0

31

out of 100

Metascore®
Generally unfavorable reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 40

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times

    A mess of a film that can't quite figure out what it wants to be: an illicit love story, a political thriller or a coming-of-age set piece

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    Only Noah Wyle, as Adam's unreadable dad, rises above the muck; he deserves his Tarantino-aided resurrection sooner rather than later.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterKirk Honeycutt

    A coming-of-age tale and a JFK assassination conspiracy movie. The first half of that equation works nicely...But the assassination story line is absurd.

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  • 38

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    An American Affair is sordid business blandly portrayed and not worth meddling with.

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  • 0

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    I have no idea how such shameless prattle found its way to the screen.

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