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Leap Year (2010)

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Critic Consensus: Amy Adams is as appealing as ever, but her charms aren't enough to keep Leap Year from succumbing to an overabundance of clichés and an unfunny script.

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A woman (Amy Adams) heads to Ireland in order to force her boyfriend (Adam Scott) to accept her wedding proposal by scheduling it on leap day, the only time when he couldn't refuse due to the country's tradition in this Spyglass Entertainment romantic comedy. Shopgirl's Anand Tucker directs from a script by Harry Elfont and Deborah Kaplan. Matthew Goode co-stars as a handsome innkeeper who throws a wrench into the woman's plans.

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Cast

Adam Scott
as Jeremy
Tony Rohr
as Frank
Mark O'Regan
as Captain
MacDara O'Fatharta
as Father Malone
Liz Ross
as Edith
Liza Ross
as Edith
Ben Caplan
as Realtor
Mali Harries
as Gaelic Air Rep 1
Sarah Hadland
as Gaelic Air Rep 2
David Herlihy
as Landlord
Liam Kelly
as Doorman
Pat Deery
as Sozzled Regular 1
John Burke
as Sozzled Regular 2
Ruth McGill
as Woman in Village
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Critic Reviews for Leap Year

All Critics (138) | Top Critics (37)

Welcome another gentleman Brit to possible leading-man status in Hollywood. Everyone else involved should redact Leap Year from his or her résumé.

April 3, 2020 | Full Review…

Poor Amy Adams.

April 3, 2020 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

Amy Adams is such a likable actress that she makes the romantic comedy "Leap Year" worth watching even though we've seen it all before.

April 3, 2020 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

Any movie that gives Adams half a chance to show her stuff can't be dismissed out of hand. But "Leap Year" gives her slightly less than half a chance.

April 3, 2020 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Adams does her level best, but her perkiness quickly wears as thin as her spiky heels on those pesky rural roads.

November 16, 2011 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

The film is packed with spontaneous acts of Irish country dancing and twinkly locals beaming over their Guinness. Ireland should sue.

February 26, 2010 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…
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Audience Reviews for Leap Year

Standard rom-com. Watchable.

Wildaly M
Wildaly M

Super Reviewer

Good rom-com with Amy Adams and Matthew Goode that brings some laughs for there are pratfalls and other silliness. Adams really has wonderful physical comedic skills but still allows her charm to come across and make me smile. While the movie gets a little clumsy, nothing is bad enough to keep me from appreciating her. Her chemistry with Goode played well. He was fun to watch as the Irish guy who lives a casual life with no expectations and no concern for others. The Irish countryside is spectacular. The story is a variation on an old theme, but it is retold in movies because it is a good one.

Dean McKenna
Dean McKenna

Super Reviewer

Romance comedies have been bad for years, the record stands even stronger with this. Amy Adams needs to stick with movies like The Fighter, and he just needs to get in more movies PERIOD! A boring and predictable movie but I did respect the beautiful settings in Ireland, but then we get dumped back with a cliche and dumb ending where nobody even wants to stay in the theatre anymore.

Jim Careter
Jim Careter

Super Reviewer

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