Written February 09, 2013
There's no denying that the two leads have chemistry and talent. There's plenty of physical comedy and the actors perform with terrific timing. What's missing here is a good story and good lines for them to deliver. Don't expect any memorable lines or scenes. The movie is funny because Bateman and MaCarthy are funny and good together. Unfortunately, that's only enough for those in the mood to enjoy it, but not anyone with a discerning eye.
Written February 08, 2013
With great comedic performances from both of the leads this laugh filled romp it was surprising to find that it also tugged on my heart strings as well. Melissa McCarthy is a brilliant actor who brings a wonderful depth to a character that could have easily been two dimensional. I highly enjoyed this film and recommend it to anyone who's looking for a movie that delivers the laughs with substance.
Written March 27, 2013
Overall, the movie was funny at times, but the bad language was completely unnecessary at parts and it could have been even funnier without it. They did, however do a good job of mixing an emotional plot with comedy that could realistically be the lives of several people.
Written July 26, 2014
We have seen the previews a few months ago, the reviews on TV and others were not very favorable, but since the previews we said we really wanted to see and saw it and WE LOVED IT!!! GREat movie! It was smart and funny!
Written February 12, 2013
I loved the movie. At first I didn't know what to think but the minute the movie starting I couldn't stop laughing for an hour and a half. It was the best movie I have seen in theaters and the best comedy I have ever seen. I recommend to anyone who wants to see a good comedy or just a great movie.