• Released
  • March 22, 2013
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 57 min
  • Romantic Comedy
    Comedy
  • 987 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Tina Fey (Date Night, 30 Rock) and Paul Rudd (I Love You Man, Knocked Up) star in Admission, the new film directed by Academy Award nominee Paul Weitz (About a Boy), about the surprising detours we encounter on the road to happiness.

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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
The result is a picture curiously yet intriguingly at odds with itself: One moment is edgy, the next is not; the cast is terrific, the...
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Admission, a likably breezy campus movie directed by Paul Weitz (About a Boy), is blissfully non-insulting.
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65

NPR

By Ella Taylor
Where "About a Boy" was both funny and wise about urban alienation, Admission settles for skin deep.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Admission works in stops and starts.
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Cheerful, skittish entertainment that never takes its subject seriously enough.
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Largely because of its engaging cast, Admission is an amiable, but only slightly-above-average, comic romp.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Deftly playing Tina Fey's feminist-icon mother, Lily Tomlin all but steals Admission, a knowing but uneven comedy about the neuroticism of...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Everybody in Admission is funny - Tina Fey, Paul Rudd, Lily Tomlin, Wallace Shawn - but they're not funny in Admission.
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
I'd see Tina Fey and Paul Rudd in anything, but this is pushing it. Admission is so slight that a breeze could flatten it.
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30

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Nobody doesn't like Tina Fey, and anyone aware of her starring role in Admission will be wishing her well. But wishing won't make this...
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Rated PG-13 | For Language and some sexual material
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Teen-friendly comedy has laughs but is uneven.
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