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The Next Best Thing Review

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  • 2.0

    out of 100

    Generally unfavorable reviews
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  • 42

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly

    (Madonna is) clearly full of good intentions; too bad she's lacking discernible emotions.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    USA Today Susan Wloszczyna

    Funny how Madonna borrows Everett, Julia Roberts' gay pal from "My Best Friend's Wedding," and Bratt, Roberts' real-life beau, to be her co-stars. If only she could borrow her talent.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    All too obvious, all too easy, the sort of tongue-in-chic L.A. comedy that mistakes glibness for high style, heartfelt pop choruses for wisdom.

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