• Released
  • August 9, 2013
  • (Limited)
  • R , 1 hr 33 min
  • Comedy
  • 194 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A vocal coach (Lake Bell) vies for a prestigious gig narrating movie trailers.

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Critic Ratings

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The New York Times

By A.O. Scott
Ms. Bell, who plays Carol with a perfect blend of diffidence, goofiness and charm, has written and directed an insightful comedy that is...
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95

Film.com

By Amanda May Meyncke
In a World… is pretty much a perfect movie, chock full of fun, endless laughter, realistic love and that all-important magical movie...
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91

The Playlist

By Katie Walsh
While the film is hysterical, its real strength lies in the way it is able to deal with an issue like sexism in the industry and work it...
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90

Variety

By John Anderson
To call Lake Bell a magnetic, intelligent, blithely screwball leading lady in the Carole Lombard tradition might be selling her short. With...
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88

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

A pitch-perfect comedy.
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88

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
It’s not only a fresh and funny spoof of the movie business, it represents a real-life triumph within it.
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
A clever, likable comedy that sends up sexism, satirizes Hollywood, examines family ties and features a surprisingly tender romance at its...
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
Before this movie, Lake Bell seemed to have a nice and comfortable career path ahead of her. She was an actress who always provided a...
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88

RogerEbert.com

By Odie Henderson
This is a very good movie and perfect summer counterprogramming.
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80

Village Voice

By Stephanie Zacharek
Bell captures the insularity of certain professional pockets of Hollywood, with all their petty rivalries and backstabbing. But she's...
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Rated R | For Sexual References and Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Indie comedy has positive messages amid language, sex.
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POSITIVE MESSAGES
POSITIVE ROLE MODELS
VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
LANGUAGE
CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF