• Released
  • July 19, 2013
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 42 min
  • Comedy
  • 341 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A playwright stages a suicide in an attempt to win back her ex, only to wind up in the custody of her gambling-addict mother.

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Critic Ratings

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70

Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
For all the well-traveled roads in Girl Most Likely, Berman and Pulcini bring a sweetness to the material that suits Wiig’s offbeat...
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65

NPR

By Ella Taylor
A likable but warmed-over comedy.
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50

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
Whatever their other gifts, they cannot find the fizz here and can never get Wiig to commit to the sort of film that she, even when she was...
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Girl Most Likely goes a little bit wrong in nearly every scene, its stridently quirky characters never quite making sense together in the...
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
It works here and there. And then it doesn't.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A strange movie, in that it has the atmosphere of a comedy and some extreme characters set up to be comical, but there are really no funny...
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50

Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
The movie does miraculously end up making good use of a couple of running jokes, and the cast soldiers on, though the laughs are meager....
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38

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
A forgettable movie with a forgettable title about forgettable characters I’d just as soon as forget.
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38

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
A failure from start to finish.
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20

Village Voice

By Nick Schager
Girl Most Likely strands Kristen Wiig in a dreadful, disingenuous city-vs.-suburbs comedy that mercilessly mocks New Jersey before turning...
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Rated PG-13 | For Sexual content and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 13 & under Tepid dramedy mixes a few laughs with some heavy topics.
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POSITIVE MESSAGES
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VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
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CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF