Seems Like Old Times
Seems Like Old Times (1980)

For the first (and thus far the only) time in his career, Chevy Chase plays a genuinely sympathetic character in Neil Simon's Seems Like Old Times. This time around, Chase is a divorced novelist who is abducted by crooks and set up as… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: December 19, 1980
DVD Release Date: March 19, 2002
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Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
John Lapsley
Sydney Morning Herald

Until this film It seemed that Neil Simon was at his best, quite brilliant and at his worst, still entertaining.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Seems Like Old Times is another one of those near-misses that leaves a movie critic in a quandary. It's a funny movie, and it made me laugh out loud a lot, but in the final analysis it just didn't quite edge over the mystical line into success.

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Mike Hughes
Gannett News Service

That film is helped by some wonderful performances. Chevy Chase is brilliant; Goldie Hawn is only a half-step behind. But most of all, it's a sign of Simon at his best.

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Gary Arnold
Washington Post

The utterly inane tone and lackluster presentation of "Seems Like Old Times" conspire to diminish the personality resources and comis skills its costars do command.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

Miss Hawn is as sweetly zany as ever. She has clearly established herself as the most delightful comedienne now working in movies ...

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TV Guide

A thin plot heavily laden with many of Neil Simon's best one-liners makes this a pleasant way to spend 102 minutes. Chevy Chase is forced to abet some bank robbers, and soon the cops are after him.

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Don Macpherson
Time Out

After an hour, you begin to realise the irony of Neil Simon winning awards for Outstanding Writing ...

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...an appealing premise that's employed to decidedly hit and miss effect...

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Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

Chase, Hawn and Grodin give it their all in Neil Simon's Seems Like Old Times

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Spencer S.
An easily forgotten, but not altogether horrible romantic comedy, this turkey was written by Neil Simon in his first time writing a screenplay straight for the… More
Mason Williams
I love Goldie Hawn and Chevy Chase together. Chevy in this film is on the run from the police and hiding at his ex-wives home. All I have to say is… More
Kevin M. Williams
With a heartfelt admiration for the Marx Bros. and vaudevillian drawing room pieces, Neil Simon's writing takes center stage in this afternoon comedy about… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
Not a sequel to "Foul Play"! There's little mystery here with Chevy Chase as a fugitive hiding at his ex-wife Goldie Hawn's house. Charles… More
Aj V
A hilarious comedy about love and marriage. It's sort of a love adventure, and it's fun. I really liked this movie, and it has a good cast too.
jay nixon
a funny silly romp of a movie with three pros working at top speed.