The Proposal (2009)
Critic Consensus: Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds exhibit plenty of chemistry, but they're let down by The Proposal's devotion to formula.
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Critic Reviews for The Proposal
They may as well have called this one 'Mis-Matched Sham Wedding Comedy #57513' for all the effort it makes to shake new life out of a tattered genre.
Instead of being about dinosaurs and time warps, it's about gags that were old when dinosaurs ruled the earth.
Thanks to casting and chemistry, this is the first great romantic comedy of the summer.
Audience Reviews for The Proposal
Despite some funny moments and the good chemistry between Bullock and Reynolds, there is nothing fresh in this unoriginal romcom whose humor is more embarrassing than inspired. Even worse is how we are supposed to buy that such a tough bitch can change so much in one weekend.
It's a really good ol' rom-com that actually makes you laugh. It's a bit formulaic but I really like Bullock's and Reynolds' performances.
Only a charisma piece but there's oodles of that charisma. You'll hate yourself for liking it. Okay, okay, hate's a strong word. Maybe its a better chick flick than I give it credit for being.
The Proposal Quotes
|Margaret Tate:||Hey, pssst, You know I can't swim! Hence... the boat.|
|Andrew Paxton:||Hence... the boat.|
|Margaret Tate:||Are you supposed to get down on your knees or something?|
|Andrew Paxton:||I'm gonna take that as a "Yes"..|
|Andrew Paxton:||I'm gonna take that as a 'Yes'...|
|Margaret Tate:||Oh, okay..|
|Margaret Tate:||Why didn't you tell me you're some kind of Alaskan Kennedy?|
|Margaret Tate:||We've been talking about you... for the last three years.|