• Released
  • October 12, 2012
  • NR , 1 hr 29 min
  • Comedy
  • 7 Fan Ratings
88

Slant Magazine

While Jonathan Lisecki is well in tune with his film's niche market, his knack for comedy, both visual and verbal, is universally hilarious.
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75

New York Post

By Sara Stewart
Harris, a talented comic actress who looks more like a real person than a Hollywood facsimile of one, makes every scene she's in shine.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

Gayby doesn't break a lot of new ground in the rom-com or parenthood fields, but its agreeable balance of humor and sentiment makes it worth adopting.
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70

Variety

By Joe Leydon
Although it traffics freely in stereotypes and sitcom-style one-liners, Gayby is never less than likable.
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67

The Playlist

By Katie Walsh
Gayby isn't groundbreaking, but it's a fun romp whose characters grow on you after spending some time with them.
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The baby angle is really just a hook on which to hang wry commentary about single life in the city, but Lisecki approaches his subject with obvious affection, and the game cast makes most of the sitcom-silly antics work.
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60

Time Out New York

By Eric Hynes
The film develops into a sweet, surprisingly persuasive comedy about friends transitioning into family.
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50

Village Voice

By Melissa Anderson
Making a kid "the old-fashioned way" becomes the plot engine for the second time this year - after Jennifer Westfeldt's "Friends With Kids" - in Gayby, a comedy that, much like the perfunctory p-in-the-v it depicts, gives about 30 seconds of pleasure before going limp.
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40

The New York Times

By Rachel Saltz
Inoffensive and low-key, Gayby is too diffuse to have much pop when it comes to the topics at hand: love and friendship, and how unconventional modern permutations might help rewrite the script of romance.
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58 out of 100
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