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Midnight in Paris

(DVD - 2011)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Midnight in Paris
A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.


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Dec 09, 2014
  • waltery rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

This movie ripped off the plot from a Twilight Zone episode, its almost identical.....what a waste of talented actors, saying that, the performances seem to be restrained, almost amateurish...Woody can do much better....

Dec 01, 2014
  • POLITICSOWNSUS rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

Let me get this straight Woody Allen.Cheating on your lover is romantic when you go to Paris to visit as a business trip???????????????? REALLY??????? This is a BORING turd that also promotes that Global Warming NONSENSE with that extremely annoying exhaust pipe on that car and it promotes the Republican party as well.The Democratic party is where the global warming propaganda comes from by the way,BUT YOU DON'T HEAR ME THOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Nov 05, 2014
  • aed161 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Woody Allen films either work for me or they don't work. This one is his best to date. I have always wanted to go to Paris to experience the wonder and romance of this city of lights, food and fashion. Even if I never get there, I believe that I have traveled along with the fortunate man who magically enters the Paris of yesterdays and meets the fantastic and talented people who were an intergal part of their Paris. These moments of sheer pleasure and joy in Paris past allow you to forgive the mundane now storyline. If you like romance and adventure, this movie will lighten your heart as well as make you fall in love with Paris.

Oct 16, 2014
  • quizzical rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This movie made my heart sing. The music is as important as the cinematography in this movie. What an incredible tribute to Paris. If you, like me, can never travel to Paris again, you need to watch this movie. Like nothing I expected.

Jun 21, 2014
  • Reynold_Nugter rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

In my opinion, this was a typical Woody Allen movie with excessive dialogue. I found it to be boring and quite unfunny. The acting was awful. Owen Wilson acts the same in every show he's ever in. The conclusion of the movie was totally predictable. I'm not getting what other reviewers are saying about this one. To each their own, I guess.

May 21, 2014
  • Libraryman1_0 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Like To Rome with Love and Letters to Juliet, this comes across like a picture postcard for fine cinema. Paris at night, makes for a wonderously magical backdrop to a lovely romantic story, accompanied by terrific acting.

Mar 22, 2014
  • dragonwings rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

By far the best Woody Allen film I have seen...his obvious love of Paris through the ages shows in every lovingly-depicted scene.

Feb 12, 2014
  • PatrickLongworth1969 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A very interesting film about a writer who apparently time travels upon entering an antique automobile at the same location at or after midnight.

Being a time travel film to some extent, it reminds me of my favorite Somewhere in Time, however they're not very similar as this film is a more hopeful film in its ending.

It's interesting to see the characterizations of certain famous people throughout the film though admittedly it becomes more and more hard to understand what the lead character ever saw in his fiance and what she ever saw in him (besides $$).

Feb 08, 2014
  • JCLStefanieE rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Time travel, Paris, 1920's, witty dialogue - what's not to love?

Feb 08, 2014
  • docjnsuss rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Modern day Paris as well as Paris in the 1920s is the perfect backdrop for this story of love and angst. Gil Pender and his fiancée Inez are in Paris to accompany Inez's parents who are in Paris on business. Gil immediately falls in love with the idea moving to Paris in order to finish his first novel. Alternatively Inez wants to marry and settle down in Malibu with Gil continuing his lucrative screenwriting career. On a late night stroll Gil gets lost and at the stroke of midnight he encounters a 1920s Peugeot that transports him back in time to the golden age of Paris. Gil continues these nightly soirees during which he meets many famous authors, artists and celebrities. More importantly Gil meets Pablo Picasso's mistress Adriana with whom he falls in love. As Gil continues to split his time between the past and the present he begins to rethink his future. Midnight in Paris is a wonderful romantic comedy written and directed by Woody Allen.

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Jun 22, 2013
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Apr 22, 2013
  • btmslt rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

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A romantic comedy about a family traveling to Paris for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better. Kathy Bates, Adrien Brody, Carla Bruni, Marion Cotillard, Rachel McAdams, Michael Sheen, Owen Wilson.


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Mar 06, 2013
  • lmbyrd rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Hemingway: Have you ever made love to a truly great woman?
Gil: Actually, my fiancee is pret-ty sexy.
Hemingway: And when you make love to her you feel true and beautiful passion and you, for at least that moment, lose your fear of death.
Gil: No. That doesn't happen.
Hemingway: I believe that love that is true and real creates a respite from death. All cowardice comes from not loving, or not loving well, which is the same thing. And when the man who is brave and true looks death squarely in the face, like some rhino hunters I know, or Belmonte, who is truly brave, it is because they love with sufficient passion to push death out of their minds. Until it returns, as it does to all men. And then you must make really good love again.
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