I Love You, Man Synopsis
A bridegroom's (Paul Rudd) growing relationship with his new best friend threatens his fiancee.
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70
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
It's a hilarious comedy made even more successful because so much of the satire seems fresh.
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100

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
By far the best Judd Apatow comedy that Judd Apatow had nothing at all to do with.
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88

Premiere

This movie was absolutely hilarious, and proved that dating might be easy, but making friends is much harder.
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
ILYM is the comedy that Rudd lovers have been waiting for since he first charmed us silly in "Clueless." It explores both the dweeby and...
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Above all, just plain funny. It's funny with some dumb physical humor, yes, and some gross-out jokes apparently necessary to all buddy...
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

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It's a rare comedy that actually grows funnier on reflection. It benefits enormously from the talents of the two stars.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The movie goes soft in its final stages, but Rudd and Segel keep it real. "Sweet, sweet hangin'," says Peter of knowing Sydney. The same...
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The movie stakes out a whole new arena - male social performance anxiety - and ruthlessly mines it for comic embarrassment.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
There are ribald jokes and gross-out episodes, but the movie works because everything hinges on the camaraderie and undeniable chemistry...
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70

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The central love story, platonic though it may be, is entirely between the men. Their connection - and I’m determined to avoid the word...
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I LOVE YOU, MAN. GRADE: B-plus

By MOVIES REVIEWER
(Per an ACTUAL advance press preview) This 1hr 50mins movie stars Paul Rudd, Jason Segel and Rashida Jones. This well-paced comedy is hysterical - and the chemistry between the cast-members is...

Cute

By Lgoaliefan
It was pretty good. Some parts lagged but overall a nice story....

PEOPLE PEOPLE PEOPLE, PLEASE READ A REVIEW FROM SOMEONE WHO HAS ACTUALLY SEEN THE MOVIE !!!

By Dark_Chameleon
This is ridiculous..If we're going to a restaurant and want a review we dont listen to someone whos never eaten there or even looked at the menu, this is supposed to be a place that we gain knowledge...

“I LOVE YOU, MAN” – And thank you for all the BIG LAUGHS you provided! =

By jimchudnow
(Per an advance preview:) It was a real PLEASURE, after a slew of comparatively “mild” comedies opening recently, to see this one which provided LOADS of really HEARTY LAUGHS. Peter (wonderfully...

AMAZING!!!

By calgirl5683
this was the most heartwarming and funny movie i've seen in a long time. Paul Rudd is awesome! i didn't stop laughing from beginning to end. it's definitely a MUST-SEE!!!...

Funny

By MOTO_GRL
The movie was hilarious, but it kinda dragged on. There were many funny parts, the whole theater was laughing out loud. THe ending was predictable, but the process of finding the perfect friend was a...

Loved The Movie, Man!

By snackbar
Based on the fart-humor previews and the goofy sounding plot, I wasn't expecting much from this guy-bonding premised movie, but was actually quite surprised. Situations and dialogue were...

Good humor

By freelance65
My wife and I would rate this movie 3.5 out of 5.0 stars. It has a cute story, funny writing, and very good comedic acting by the two lead male actors....

Funny

By levari12
I went to a screening last night and this movie is funny, better than what I expected. Jon Favreau and Lt. Dangle are very funny, plus two guys from Human Giant and you have gold. If you like Paul...

HA!

By drumlinechic06
I saw this in a bad mood and almost died laughing. Absolutely high-lar-e-us. It was great. I recommend you see it with a group of people, the more the funnier. It was so funny I couldn't say in my...

More Info

Rated R | For pervasive language, including crude and sexual references
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Male bonding comedy is very crude -- but good-hearted.
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