It's Complicated Synopsis
A divorcee (Meryl Streep) is caught between her ex (Alec Baldwin) and an architect (Steve Martin) .
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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...
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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...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

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

By Claudia Puig
It's Complicated is vacuous overall, although attractively packaged.
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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...
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Comedy for Grown Ups (over 35)

By tekdiva
OK this movie was REALLY funny!!! This is definitely a grown folks movie. You would think that one of the 3 major stars would have been the funniest people in the movie. But if John Krasinski (Jim...

It's Complicated

By gsimko
I have a major problem with a movie or any other venue condoning or encouraging either a man or woman cheating on a spouse. One can only hope that the news of the personal lives of the family...

It's Complicated

By revbethjohnson
Fast-paced, hilarious, down-to-earth, and only rated "R" because it's wonderful RAUNCHY! No explicit sex, only the build-up and after-math (quite enough). Deals with a subject (extra-marital...

It"s complicated

By tanyahodge
AWESOME!!!!!!!!! one of the funniest movie I've seen in a long time. Meryl Streep is so lovable and Alec is funny, witty and gorgeous. Steve Martin isnt in a lot of scenes,but the ones he is in are...

It's Complicated

By moviebuff4478
Saw this a couple of hours ago. It was much funnier than I thought it would be. Meryl Streep did a great job! Even Alec Baldwin was even surprisingly funny! Great to see as a couple or by yourself....

Five Word Review

By 100% connected Nam vet

Finally an Adult Comedy for Real People!

By bahiaw
Streep, Baldwin & Martin give fantastic portrayals of people who have been through the same situation with divorce, remorse, guilt, adultery, rekindled love and finally in the end reality. Santa...


By a sleeper
I am sorry but this movie was not funny , at all ..... OK , maybe you should see it, or you could stay home and watch your freezer make ice.......

Not just a chick flick

By birac
OK, teen and twentysomething males wont really go for this,but mature men,or men just willing to learn something and enjoy time with their wife/gf should be cool. It was her turn to pick and we were...

It's Complicated review

By juicylucy1702
Really good!...

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Rated R | For sexuality and some drug content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Parents will dig this over-50 romcom, but kids won't.
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