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The Favor Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 3.0
    51

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 38

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    The Favor is a sex comedy without sex-and pretty much without comedy. [29 Apr 1994]

  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    The screenplay, by Sara Parriott and Josann McGibbon, has a good feel for female best-friend relationships, and the dialogue has life and edge to it.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    The movie is still a little rough around the edges, featuring its share of scenes that, for one reason or another, don't work, but the overall effect is one of pleasant entertainment.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The New York Times Janet Maslin

    The Favor remains funny and credible in ways that prove feminist comedy is not an oxymoron.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Kevin Thomas

    The Favor is a pleasant romantic comedy, aimed at thirtysomethings and younger, and it affords solid roles for Harley Jane Kozak and Elizabeth McGovern. [29 Apr 1994]

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