Addicted to Love
Addicted to Love (1997)

In this slightly dark comedy about romantic obsession, Sam (Matthew Broderick) is an astronomer who likes his life in the small New England town he calls home and loves his fiancée, Linda (Kelly Preston). But one day, Linda tells Sam that… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: May 23, 1997
DVD Release Date: October 28, 1997
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Critic Score: 55% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Carol Buckland
CNN.com

The main problem with this movie is that it wavers between touchy-feely sweetness and dark-hearted nastiness. Its indecisiveness of tone ends up undermining and unraveling the production.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...an oddball premise that's employed to mostly underwhelming effect...

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Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Misfire "romantic comedy" of stalking.

Susan Wloszczyna
USA Today

This twisted romance possesses the soul and edgy atmosphere of an independent film but not quite the conviction.

Peggy Fernandez
Santa Cruz Sentinel

But if a twisted stew of retaliation and romance tickle your taste buds, you'll find it's an amusing little treat.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality & Practice

Reveals that in genuine affairs of the heart, nothing is ever predictable.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

What bothered me more was that the characters are supposed to be intelligent, and yet they have the maturity of gnats. It is always a problem in a love story when the rival seems more interesting than the hero, and that's what happens here.

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

Stalking does not sound like a viable basis for a romantic comedy, but director Griffin Dunne and screenwriter Robert Gordon have somehow made it work.

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Karina Montgomery
Cinerina

The movie is filled with really innovative shots and use of light, both in the actual making of the movie and within the plot.

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Flixster Audience Score: 50% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
Very slight even for a rom com, but I kind of like it. The revenge on the French chef is pretty harsh ( ugh to the cockroach scene). I don't know if I can… More
Wahida K
A Comedy About Lost Loves And Last Laughs
Red Lats
It is funny. A little dark (spying on your ex), but funny.
Film Crazy
Well this is an alright film, its a nice romanctic comedy with a few laughs here and there. It is predictable throughout the film to be honest but its… More
Kevin M. Williams
Two jilted lovers team up to get revenge on their ex's --- what do you think happens next? The execution of the plotline plays much better than the… More
Mason Williams
Addicted to Love is a sweet film starring Meg Ryan and Matthew Broderick. Two jilted people whom were recently got dumped for another find themselves… More