Metacritic Movie Ratings
Julie & Julia Reviews

4.0

66

out of 100

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

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    It hooks you up, happily, to your inner top chef.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Spiced with plenty of humor and affection.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago TribuneMichael Phillips

    One can’t help but wonder if Ephron would’ve been better off focusing exclusively on Child: She’s simply more interesting screen company.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterKirk Honeycutt

    As enjoyable as this foodie movie is, you wish it would take a deeper, more nuanced measure of the women who, in two different eras, star in the movie's kitchens.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    Strangely, though, there isn't enough for one movie, and the first clue to why lurks in the title's ampersand, a sort of linguistic duct tape holding together two stories that never really function as one.

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