• Released
  • November 23, 2005
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 57 min
  • Comedy
    Romance
  • 693 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Womanizer reconnects with true love.

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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Argues on behalf of the Darwinian theory that all of life imitates high school...But the argument is only halfhearted. Just Friends is much...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
A thoroughly enjoyable three-or four-gimmick comedy.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By David Hiltbrand
Thanks to director Roger Kumble's breathless pacing, Just Friends manages to outrun most of its flaws. And its likable leads - the coolly...
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63

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
A welcome antidote to the usual seasonal sweetness.
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63

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Still, there are some funny surprises, from skewering overdone Christmas decorations to casting Chris Klein as a creep.
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Funnier than any low-rent rip-off of "There's Something About Mary" has a right to be. It's crass, it's unsophisticated, it aims right for...
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50

Miami Herald

By Peter Debruge
This is superficial entertainment to say the least. But if you're looking for laughs, then Just Friends is just fine.
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Allison Benedikt
But alas, even with young talent, director Roger Kumble and writer Adam Davis rely way too heavily (no pun intended) on the fat-suit joke...
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38

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
And though Samantha is written as a sly spoof of Ashlee Simpson, Faris frantically overplays her. She might have taken a tip from Smart, a...
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30

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Just lousy.
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Rated PG-13 | For sexual content including some dialogue
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Not for kids 15 and under Obnoxious rom-com about ex-high school friends.
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