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comedy, romance

Nominated for 5 Academy Awards including Best Original Screenplay, this magical comedy met overwhelming acclaim nationwide. A painfully shy waitress working at a tiny Paris café, Amelie makes a surprising discovery.

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Top Critic Reviews

Fresh: Anyone who loves movies will have no defense against the seductions of Amelie -- either the film or the young woman.

- Joe Baltake, Sacramento Bee, Friday, November 9, 2001


- Robert Denerstein, Denver Rocky Mountain News, Friday, August 9, 2002


- Stanley Kauffmann, The New Republic, Wednesday, December 5, 2001

Audience Reviews

4 stars

time to see again

- brooklynspo, Saturday, July 7, 2007

5 stars

Amelie will brighten up your day, no matter how bad it was. Funny, romantic, and involving in ways that only the magic of the movies can make us feel.

- MovieGeek13, Monday, January 17, 2011

5 stars

Tr (C)s bien!

- janna, Tuesday, October 26, 2010