"...It's gratifying to watch the splendid Jessica Lange inhabit a role...Cusack, who gets better with each film, is bewitching..."
Rolling Stone - Peter Travers (02/22/1990)
"...[MEN DON'T LEAVE] gets by...on [Lange's] exceptional ability to hold an audience's attention, and on the warmly comic family scenes [Brickman] stages well..."
New York Times - Janet Maslin (02/02/1990)
"...[O'Donnell's] performance is a marvel of naturalness..." -- Rating: A-
Entertainment Weekly - Lisa Schwarzbaum (08/11/1995)
"...It's a tender, beautifully acted, diabolically droll film on the subject of love, loss and the sheer blissful unpredictability of life..."
Los Angeles Times - Sheila Benson (02/23/1990)