• Released
  • October 4, 2013
  • R , 1 hr 27 min
  • Comedy
  • 20 Fan Ratings
83

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Adam Scott has a controlled, almost overly impeccable charisma. Handsome, with small precise facial features, he has a witty, hiply downcast delivery that, on screen, can make him seem like a unit unto himself.
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80

Film.com

By William Goss
A.C.O.D. proves to be both a solid debut for Zicherman and a worthy vehicle for Scott and company, one that provides plenty of awkward laughs and generally gives the American farce a good name again.
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75

RogerEbert.com

A.C.O.D. is a sharp, dark-ish character comedy, settling for a dry tolerance in its point of view that is very appealing and even admirable.
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75

The Playlist

By Kimber Myers
Comedy can succeed based on either its relatability or sheer absurdity, and A.C.O.D. favors the former approach, while not entirely forgoing the latter.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
Funny but less successful as comedy than as a cry of you-screwed-us-up solidarity.
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
A spotty comedy with a great cast and a catchy title that falls apart in the final third.
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Scott’s probably the perfect actor for this, since he’s too likably lightweight to suggest any emotion more crippling than exasperation.
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60

Village Voice

A.C.O.D. ultimately suffers from a rare affliction: an overkill of editing. Whole scenes—especially the farcical finale—peter out just at the simmering point.
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
Despite an excellent ensemble cast of comedic treasures as well as veterans of drama taking a walk down a lighter aisle, A.C.O.D (i.e. Adult Children of Divorce) delivers only a few sporadic chuckles amidst a slew of clunky scenes.
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50

Variety

By Geoff Berkshire
The ensemble’s crack comic timing can only go so far to compensate for uneven scripting.
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50 out of 100
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