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Max Mayer

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About the Movie

Romance can be risky, perplexing and filled with the perils of miscommunication - and that's if you aren't Adam, for whom life itself is this way. In this heartfelt romantic comedy, Hugh Dancy stars as Adam, a handsome but intriguing young man who has all his life led a sheltered existence - until he meets his new neighbor Beth, a beautiful, cosmopolitan young woman who pulls him into the outside world, with funny, touching and entirely unexpected results. Their implausible and enigmatic relationship reveals just how far two people from different realities can stretch in search of an extraordinary connection.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 130
  • Fresh: 84
  • Rotten: 46
  • Average Rating: 6.0/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: At its best, Adam makes the viewer understand the frustration of living in a world in which everyone is a stranger. – Dan Kois, Washington Post, Jun 24, 2010

Rotten: Written and directed by Max Mayer, this anodyne romantic comedy is as predictable as the alphabet but should hold particular appeal to women whose maternal impulses inflect their mating instincts. – Cliff Doerksen, Chicago Reader, Jun 24, 2010

Fresh: Sure, it's complicated, but isn't that always true of romance? And doesn't it blow the hinges off the universe -- every single time? – Amy Biancolli, Houston Chronicle, Jun 24, 2010

Fresh: Adam is As Good as It Gets with a dash of Rain Man, movie comfort food, but still charms us through the familiar rhythms of its story. – Roger Moore, Orlando Sentinel, Aug 23, 2010

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Customer Reviews


i don't know what else to write but, "i <3 this movie" (:


i've been wanting to see this movie for months! i've probably watched the trailer hunderds of times. great story, and wonderful acting.

5 stars for Dancy

Absolutely loved this movie.
Saw in Denver months ago in a private showing. It has been a long time since a movie just really captivated me the entire time. Hugh Dancy did an outstanding job.

You will Laugh and for the soft hearted some tears might develop in the corner of your eye. One might just fall.

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  • $14.99
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Released: 2009

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