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Mr. Jealousy Review

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

  • 4.0
    61

    out of 100

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

  • 33

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Bruce Fretts

    Have there ever been two less energetic stars than Eric Stoltz and Annabella Sciorra? Casting this diffident duo in an allegedly romantic comedy proves disastrous; they suck the air out of virtually every scene.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    The writer/director may have a deep understanding of his material, but Mr. Jealousy doesn't offer anything original or remarkable, and, while what the film is saying often strikes a responsive chord, that alone isn't enough to earn it an enthusiastic recommendation.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Mr. Jealousy isn't quite successful, but it does provide more evidence of Baumbach's talent.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune

    While the plot suffers from a few sit-comish aspects and some dumbly juvenile joking around between Lester and his buddies, the film gains strength from small, nutty scenes, dead-on reactions and off-the-wall lines that almost seem improvised.

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