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Life Or Something Like It

1 h 43 min200212
Romantic comedy starring Angelina Jolie as Lanie Kerrigan, a beautiful, ambitious newscaster who thinks that having the perfect hair, perfect boyfriend and perfect apartment adds up to the perfect life - until a meaningful encounter with a street psychic, Prophet Jack (Tony Shaloub), throws her world into chaos.
Stephen Herek
Lisa ThornhillTony ShalhoubAngelina Jolie
English [CC]
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Supporting actors
Melissa ErricoJames GaGregory ItzinJames GammonMax BakerEdward BurnsStockard ChanningChristian Kane
Twentieth Century Fox
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3.8 out of 5 stars

72 global ratings

  1. 43% of reviews have 5 stars
  2. 21% of reviews have 4 stars
  3. 18% of reviews have 3 stars
  4. 12% of reviews have 2 stars
  5. 6% of reviews have 1 stars
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MaryReviewed in the United Kingdom on 12 December 2020
1.0 out of 5 stars
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I'd like to think they wouldn't get away with a movie like this now. Man dampens woman's aspirations for success with his aspirations to find a stay at home mom for his kid. Made 18 years ago. Has Hollywood moved on? Probably not much.
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Quinn AgathoniReviewed in the United Kingdom on 17 September 2018
5.0 out of 5 stars
So Like Life... you know?
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The Propher, Tony Shalhoub, was brilliant as he has been in everything I've seen him in since he was Monk in the TV show of the same name. This time he was a prophet with a .95+ hit rate and that's scary except that, fortunately, he only seas stuff like sports and the weather... oh yes and that thing about Angelina Jolie's character that's the whole point of the movie. Ms Jolie was pretty good as well.

It's a feelgood film with a moral, and that moral is 'live every day as if it were your last because one day it will be.

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ChrisReviewed in the United Kingdom on 04 December 2020
3.0 out of 5 stars
Soft rom-com with blonde Jolie
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The movie starts awkwardly and slows down from there. Every characters are not presented in a way that you care anything about them. Some of the relationships you can't understand where they came from at all. The whole movie seems kind of thrown together and unorganized.
Jolie as a blonde is pretty interesting and she does a wonderful job with her soft character.
Give it a watch if you are a fan of Jolie but don't expect anything special.
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Rabid ReaderReviewed in the United Kingdom on 07 January 2021
2.0 out of 5 stars
Predictable Fairly Unfunny Romantic Comedy
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On the plus side - you get to see Jolie blonde and you get to hear her sing a line from a Rolling Stones song (interesting given the rumours about her and Jagger years ago).
On the other hand - it tries to elevate itself / or seem deeper itself?) with a couple of homespun homilies, but on the whole it has nothing much to say. Only recommend it to those who really have nothing better to do, or are very easy to please.
Alan GregoryReviewed in the United Kingdom on 15 February 2020
5.0 out of 5 stars
Feel good
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As the Americans say " smaltzy" and somewhat predictable but good I think, for these evenings full of Winter storms, flooding, and a troubled world ................... keep smiling ..Springs is on it's way
CharmaineReviewed in the United Kingdom on 24 March 2018
5.0 out of 5 stars
Feel good movie
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Got me thinking how i waste my time on things that don't matter great feel good movie
4 people found this helpful
James BondReviewed in the United Kingdom on 02 March 2020
4.0 out of 5 stars
angelina jolie
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I watched this movie before and I just could not remember what it was about, except that Jolie was a tv reporter. But dont you just love watching Angelina Jolie on tv. She is pretty, but even more than that, she is an excellent actress.
It is a good movie too. I like the main actor too, I can never remember his name.
RevvviewReviewed in the United Kingdom on 26 December 2014
4.0 out of 5 stars
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Pretty entertaining film. Solid acting from Jolie and Burns, although the brilliant Tony Shalhoub turns in a cameo as Prophet Jack and steals the film from both of them. I'd never seen Shalhoub before, but I'll watch out for him in future.
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