The Story of Us 1999

Critics score:
28 / 100

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Roger Ebert, At the Movies: Read more

Susan Stark, Detroit News: The whole has a skittish quality. Read more

Philip Wuntch, Dallas Morning News: Thanks to Mr. Willis and Ms. Pfeiffer, The Story of Us has moments of warmth and charm. Read more

Michael Wilmington, Chicago Tribune: This Story doesn't really deliver it. Read more

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Read more

Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times: Its manufactured crises and too-glib jokes give it a facile, fraudulent air. Read more

Jeff Millar, Houston Chronicle: The film wants us to think that it's insightful and deeper than the usual domestic comedy-drama. It's not. Read more

Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly: Pungent, funny, and surprisingly forceful. Read more

Globe and Mail: Read more

David Ansen, Newsweek: Read more

Peter Rainer, New York Magazine/Vulture: Read more

Janet Maslin, New York Times: Though it sets out to explain why this marriage is worth saving, The Story of Us could prompt even single members of the audience to file for divorce. Read more

James Berardinelli, ReelViews: The Story of Us is flawed, but not seriously enough to curtail its ability to function as unpretentious entertainment. Read more

Stephanie Zacharek, Other people's problems can usually get to you after an hour and 45 minutes. But in Rob Reiner's heartstring-plinking comedy The Story of Us, you just might lose interest during the first 10. Read more

Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle: There is a desperate phoniness about director Rob Reiner's The Story of Us. Read more

Derek Adams, Time Out: Read more

Emanuel Levy, Variety: This small film is merely tolerable. Read more

Justine Elias, Village Voice: Read more

Desson Thomson, Washington Post: When Harry Met Sally with a bad script. Read more