• Released
  • December 9, 2011
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 57 min
  • Comedy
    Romance
  • 1,014 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: New Yorkers find love, hope, second chances and more on the celebrated night.

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Critic Ratings

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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
New Year's Eve is dunderheaded kitsch, but it's the kind of marzipan movie that can sweetly soak up a holiday evening.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By David Hiltbrand
It would be inaccurate to say there are plots in New Year's Eve. There are a number of setups, and these get shuffled through faster than a...
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40

Movieline

Less a film than a product, New Year's Eve is so carefully calculated as to be, in its own way, admirable.
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
An inferior retread of Marshall's equally contrived "Valentine's Day," only dressed up with coats and confetti.
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30

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
The result proves to be as appealing and effervescent as a flute of flat champagne.
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30

NPR

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At its heart, Garry Marshall's New Year's Eve is soup made of rocks.
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25

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
New Year's Eve is fun in the way that eating at a buffet is fun. It's two hours of foods that have nothing to do with each other piled high...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Innocuous and dull.
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25

USA Today

By Staff [Not Credited]
Sitting through New Year's Eve is like attending a crowded party filled with pretty people who have nothing to say.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Bad beyond belief.
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Rated PG-13 | For Language and sexual references
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Shallow, star-studded romcom has some drinking, swearing.
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POSITIVE MESSAGES
POSITIVE ROLE MODELS
VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
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CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF