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Autumn in New York (2000)



Critic Consensus: Although the film isn't as bad as feared (it wasn't pre-screened for reviews), it's not that good, either. Most noticable flaws are the sappy romantic cliches and lack of chemistry between Gere and Ryder.

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Movie Info

Successful restaurateur Will Keane is on the verge of turning fifty, yet he's still quite the playboy with a persistent case of commitment-phobia. When he meets Charlotte Fielding, a free spirited woman half his age, he expects another quick and easy romance. But their nothing about their relationship is quick or easy. Instead their encounters are rife with intergenerational clashes, differing philosophies and an urgent sense of sensuality and connection. Just when Will is tempted to bail out with his usual line about "not promising forever," Charlotte responds with reasons of her own about why she feels this relationship can't last forever -- she's dying.

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Winona Ryder
as Charlotte Fielding
Mary Beth Hurt
as Dr. Sibley
J.K. Simmons
as Dr. Grandy
Kali Rocha
as Shannon
Toby Poser
as Autumn Woman No. 1
Laurent Schwaar
as 458 Waiter
Patrick Price
as 458 Waiter
Ted Koch
as 458 Bartender
Alvin Einbender
as 458 Bartender
Daniella Van Graas
as Model At Bar
Rachel Nichols
as Model At Bar
Ron Emanuel
as 458 Customer
Dan Camins
as 458 Customer
John Guidera
as 458 Customer
Russell Hunston
as 458 Customer
Nik Pjeternikaj
as 458 Customer
Paige Handler
as Charlotte's Birthday Friend
Steven Ravid
as 458 Customer
Liza Lapira
as Charlotte's Birthday Friend
Sarah Burns
as Little Girl At Playground
William Raymond
as Michael/Doorman
Earl Carroll
as Will's Driver
Dave Filippi
as Taxi Driver
Becca Lee
as Michelle
Estelle Robinson
as Old Frail Lady
Brittney Bunkis
as Little Girl At Museum
Hatsumi Yoshida
as Clown At Halloween Party
David Filippi
as Taxi Driver
Kristi Lee Guinness
as 50's Girl At Halloween Party
Luca Waldman
as Vampire at Halloween Party
Harry Burney
as Choirmaster
Cheyne M. Hansen
as Boy at Rockerfeller
Pamela Twyble
as Nurse At Cleveland Heart Institute
Iris Flick
as Nurse At New Haven Hospital
Kathleen Goldpaugh
as St. Vincent's Nurse
Robert Plunket
as Grubby Man
Alvin H. Einbender
as 458 Bartender
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Critic Reviews for Autumn in New York

All Critics (72) | Top Critics (25)

Utterly banal, Joan Chen's tediously sappy romance is a kind of modern-day Love Story (a better film!) with a "twist": Richard Gere's suave lover is old enough to be Winona Ryder's father.

July 21, 2007 | Rating: C-
Top Critic

Melodrama is bad enough, contrived melodrama is worse, and badly written contrived melodrama is Autumn in New York.

June 5, 2002 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Nauseating amount of glucose sentiment.

June 19, 2001 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Chen ... keeps things so downy soft that you're parched for a little drama -- a spat here hurts about as much as a slumber-party pillow fight.

January 1, 2000

All style and no substance.

January 1, 2000

The picture is a veritable bouquet of ardent cliches and witless sentiments.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 0.5/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Autumn in New York

I've seen a few movies like this. Womanizing guy falls in love with beautiful woman only to find out she has terminal something-or-other, and he matures caring for her. Seen it, done it.

Red Lats
Red Lats

Super Reviewer

Pretty ordinary. I really didn't like Richard Gere's character in this at all, and when the inevitable happened at the end, I really didn't feel too sad about it either. Winona is okay, but overall it failed to move me.

Nicki Marie
Nicki Marie

Super Reviewer


This movie sucked but I got to look at Winona Ryder for a couple hours. So I don't care.

Michael Gildea
Michael Gildea

Super Reviewer

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