Picture from Bounce
Overall B-

Stranded in Chicago's O'Hare Airport one snowy night, Buddy Amaral (Ben Affleck) shares a table in a crowded bar with Mimi (Natasha Henstridge), a Dallas-bound businesswoman and Greg Janello (Tony Goldwyn), a scriptwriter anxious to return to his family in LA.

Violence A-
Sexual Content C-
Profanity C-
Substance Use B-

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some language and sensuality.

Talk to your kids about…


One of the lies Buddy chooses to tell is to Abby’s son Scott (Alex D. Linz). Was his decision justifiable because he was trying to protect the boy? If you were Scott, would you prefer the lie or the truth?

What finally allowed Buddy to let go of his feelings of guilt?

For another romance that depicts finding love after the loss of a spouse, check our review of Return to Me .