Random Hearts
Random Hearts (1999)

"Random Hearts" is a compelling love story about two people who never would have met... in a perfect world. An act of fate throws the two very different people together; Dutch Van Den Broeck, a tough-minded internal affairs cop… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 8, 1999
DVD Release Date: October 30, 2001
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Critic Score: 15% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Even Harrison Ford could not save the dull plot and the slow pacing of the movie.

Geoff Andrew
Time Out

This might have been tailor-made by director Pollack to ease Ford into more straightforwardly romantic territory.

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Wesley Morris
San Francisco Examiner

It takes Sydney Pollack 135 minutes to get to the end of an affair that would've taken certain French directors an hour and half to show.

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Michael Dequina

In a perfect world, this assemblage of great talent wouldn't amount to such a colossal waste.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

Looks more like a case of random minds.

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Steve Murray
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A meandering mystery - drama - romance that never hits the right groove.

Film4 Staff

A failure of a romantic drama.

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Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

That rarest of movies, a moribund Harrison Ford vehicle, stodgily dull, and seemingly endless in its monotony.

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Stephanie Zacharek

It's frustrating to come across a picture that at least offers a fresh angle on a tired old theme, then have to struggle to stay awake through it.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

A kind of thriller/drama/romance that has an interesting idea and doesn't know where to go with it.

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Flixster Audience Score: 24% Flixster User Reviews
Red Lats
This movie has its pros and cons. Pros: Good acting - idea has lots of possibilities - not often we get this sort of combination of mystery and romance - I… More
Aliyanto Latip
Will you hardly find the truth about your spouse even the truth really hurts?
Luke Baldock
Dull and emotionless. A few well written scenes give a hint to what could have been an intriguing film. Ford and Scott Thomas work well separately and together… More
Leigh Ryan
Alexander Wilson
Pretty slick romantic movie set in Washington DC, the life of a detective falling in love.
Dean McKenna
Good little thriller, mystery and affairs as I am a big fan of Harrison Ford movies.