Crossing Delancey
Crossing Delancey (1988)

Can an independent, contemporary woman find happiness with a guy who sells pickles? Isabelle Grossman (Amy Irving) is an attractive, intelligent Jewish woman in her early 30s. She has a good job and a nice apartment on the Upper West Side,… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 1988
DVD Release Date: February 6, 2007
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Critic Score: 89% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Odie Henderson
House Next Door

Let me list the things Izzy does to Sam, and ask if you'd stick around.

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Dennis Schwartz
Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews

Every scene works in this wonderful but small film.

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Hilary Mantel
The Spectator

It's all rather old-fashioned and unlikely, no doubt, but there are enough good jokes and touches of individuality to make Crossing Delancey one of the pleasantest films around.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Crossing Delancey makes the mistake of creating characters who are interesting enough to make us care for them -- and then denying them freedom of speech.

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Molly Haskell

The implausible and the irresistible come joyfully together.

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Renee Schonfeld
Common Sense Media

Delightful '80s romcom has some profanity, sexual references.

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Wendy Shreve
Featuring Film

Crossing Delancey remains fresh, relevant and yet wistful for better days.

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Mara Math

It's sort of about love taking an independent woman by surprise, but her "independent" life is shown to be hollow at the core.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews affable, thoroughly charming little romance that benefits substantially from Amy Irving's compelling performance.

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Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
pulls you in and charms you
Lesley N
Sweet rom-com based on a play (which usually makes - as it does here - for a good script) about two Jewish New Yorkers being set up by the local match-maker.… More