Charlotte Observer

By Lawrence Toppman
Director Ken Kwapis uses those monster infants perfectly, down to a funny final outtake.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Rev. Robin Williams goes from mildly comic to downright creepy.
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Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
The fact that License to Wed isn't as unbearable as its trailers make it look doesn't mean it's good. It's not. It's just another mediocre addition -- worse than the best sitcoms, better than the worst.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The characters and plot lack even a shred of credibility.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The creepy-faced robot twin babies are funny (for a while); the rest of the film is not. It's like "Meet the Parents" with Dr. Phil as the officiant from hell.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Williams' grimace is starting to look desperate. Then again, no one comes off well in director Ken Kwapis' handling of this greasy screenplay.
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Wall Street Journal

The inert License to Wed shambles along one lame scene after another.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
If unused spit takes, flubbed dialogue, and extra improvisation are so uproarious, why not give us 90 minutes of that? License to Wed is tolerable for about five.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Working from a flawed premise with characters lacking credibility and plot turns more moronic than funny, the movie flatlines in about five minutes.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
There's bad, there's awful and there's horrible, and then somewhere beyond that, in its own Kingdom of Lousy -- where all the milk curdles and the jokes aren't funny -- is License to Wed, the latest ghastly exercise starring Robin Williams.
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25 out of 100
Generally unfavorable reviews
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