Before You Know It

critic Reviews

82% Fresh Tomatometer Score82%
  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Ken EisnerGeorgia Straight
    They turn a potentially complex family journey into silly farce and still expect you to care.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Martha K. BakerKDHX (St. Louis)
    Some films need to be seen, not for their polish but for their practice. Before You Know It is one of those films that had promise and that delivers on some of that promise.
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    Edwin ArnaudinAsheville Movies
    A lean piece of entertainment and an exceptional calling card for Utt - and Tullock, whose contributions shouldn't be overlooked.
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    Robert W. ButlerButler's Cinema Scene
    The end results aren't earth-shaking, but there's a good deal of talent on display.
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    Anne BrodieWhat She Said
    Mandy Patinkin plays a role well suited to his musical theatrical background and reputation.
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    Andrew ParkerThe Gate
    Before You Know It is seasonably appropriate comfort food for intelligent adult audiences; something that's always in short supply.
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    Bob BloomJournal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
    The film's major asset is its warmth; the characters have their issues, but they are people you can connect with and - in most cases - become emotionally invested.
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    Brad WheelerGlobe and Mail
    The dialogue is clever and the premise witty. It's a New York-y film that has the zip of a farce, without all the nuttiness. (There's a little nuttiness.)
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    Frank SwietekOne Guy's Opinion
    There are agreeable moments in the movie, but they're sporadic and fleeting, and the shifts between dramedy and broad farce are jarring.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Katie WalshLos Angeles Times
    A charming and quirky New York tale, if a bit disorganized, finding its voice when it quiets down to just listen to the three women at the center of the story.
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