88

Washington Post

By Michael O'Sullivan
The romantic comedy about a divorced couple having an affair manages to be both light on its feet and heavy enough to deliver something of a message.
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Streep is in movie star mode, and she’s irresistible. But Baldwin achieves something not many men have been able to with Streep: You notice him.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
I enjoyed the spectacle of middle-aged people making spectacles of themselves.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
What Meyers doesn't do is take chances. She sticks to formula and predictability. In "Complicated," this is as much a matter of casting as writing.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
It's Complicated is middle-aged porn, the specialty of Meyers, who also set ladies and interior decorators drooling over homes and gardens in 2006's “The Holiday.”
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63

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
You don't have to feel guilty for lapping up this froth. Just don't expect nourishment.
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50

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
After listening to Jane and Jake talk it out in the interminable process of working it out—they explore their relationship as exhaustively, and exhaustingly, as any kids on Facebook—I found myself wishing for more shallows and fewer depths.
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Baldwin and Streep do make the most of the situation, and their sparky chemistry provides the only real draw.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
It's Complicated is vacuous overall, although attractively packaged.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

The sum is a comedy that starts out slow and talky, picks up speed - and sexiness, and hysterics - somewhere in the middle, then drags to a stop when everyone starts confessing their feeeelings.
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57 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
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