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ONE FOR THE MONEY (2012)
WHAT THE CRITICS ARE SAYING
 
Release Date: January 27, 2012
Studio: Lionsgate
Director: Julie Ann Robinson
Screenwriter: Stacy Sherman, Karen Ray, Liz Brixius
Starring: Katherine Heigl, Jason O'Mara
Genre: Action, Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG-13

****

5% Positive

The Consensus:

A.O. Scott (New York Times): "There is action of a sort -- a car blows up, shots are fired -- and what might pass for witty, sexy banter to someone who once overheard a conversation about an episode of Moonlighting."

Source:
A.O. Scott, New York Times

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Review Samplings:

This Reviewer loved it!
Scott Nash, Three Movie Buffs

"I enjoyed it in a guilty pleasure sort of way."

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This Reviewer liked it!
Sam Adams, AV Club

"Heigl's comic timing is solid, and she knows her limitations well enough, but there's a hollowness at the movie's center, right where Heigl's heart should be."

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This Reviewer disliked it!
Peter Sobczynski, eFilmCritic.com

"One for the Money" comes across less as a fully functioning feature film and more like a busted pilot for another aggresively quirky series for the USA Network."

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When reading reviews remember:
"Critics are like eunuchs in a harem; they know how its done, they've seen it done every day, but they're unable to do it themselves."
--Brendan Behan (successful Irish dramatist)

"Having the critics praise you is like having the hangman say you've got a pretty neck."
--Eli Wallach (award winning screen actor)
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