Due Date Synopsis
A man must take a nerve-racking road trip with an aspiring actor to get home to his pregnant wife.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
And so by the time the pair admire the Grand Canyon and, Due Date has lost its way, relying on its leading men to lead by charisma alone,...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
I winced more than laughed at this movie, which has almost as many broken bones as punch lines.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Recipe for nutso fun: Mix Zach Galifianakis with Robert Downey Jr. Apply the same mold John Hughes used for "Planes, Trains and...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
More a matter of chemistry than deadlines.
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By Stephanie Zacharek
A massive wedgie of a comedy, which is to say it's a comedy of extreme discomfort.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Todd Phillips' follow-up to the most successful R-rated comedy of all time serves up its share of laughs while not actually providing a...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Like the direction, the script veers all over the place before reaching its inevitable, unsurprising destination.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
A rather pat, occasionally desperate road comedy.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The basic problem is the script, which is credited to three writers plus the director - seldom a good sign. Never mind that it's a retread...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The comedy never really takes off because it's phony.
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Tons of fun!

By keatsgirl
But,boyfriend and I both agree,and would like to know...seriously...is anyone else out there tired of masturbation scenes on the big screen?...

You won't be able to stop laughing

By Hardkhour
From the start of the movie it was just one joke after another. Robert Downey Jr's "straight man" worked very well with Zach Galifanakis's absurd humor. The story is not anything that new (Anyone...

As an avid RDJ fan....

By lovestalentmoviefan
...through everything....I had to see this right away. Extremely viewable movie,without getting on your nerves,the way some movies of this genre can do. It did not try to be The Hangover,it brought...

Five Word Review

By redyeah
Dad you were likea father...


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Due Date

By willi?sly
The movie started as an average comedy. About 30 - 40 minutes into the movie, it took off and was so funny that I laughed so hard I cried! I recomend this movie!...

Funny at points

By Johnny_Hell
This movie started off pretty boring, but as it went along it got better. Your basically on the road the whole way through the movie but its still funny. Some parts are disturbing but its not...


By pilar02803
FIrst of all, I am going to say that if you thought Zach's character in the Hangover was funny, then you'll LOVEEE this movie. If not, don't waste your time. That being said, I have NEVERR laughed so...

Unlikely pairing + excellent chemistry = Great Comedy!

By wnied
Wife dragged me kicking and screaming to this movie. My first thought was that Downey Jr & Galifinakas would make for "Will Ferrell-esque," extended awkward moment comedic timing. Turns out my...

Due Date

By Metro_5movie
The humor was inapproppriate and vulgar at times. There was one scene where one of the characters was masturbating. I don't see how that is funny. Also, Robert Downey Jr's character made a mockery...

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Rated R | For Language, drug use and sexual content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Less raunchy than Hangover, but still edgy, mature.
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