Save the Date Synopsis
A bookstore manager breaks up with her boyfriend after his very public marriage proposal.
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New York Magazine (Vulture)

Save the Date works best when it's getting under your skin, and it does that when it's capturing the queasy halfway point - part sadistic,...
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70

Movieline

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Mohan's film may not manage anything out of the ordinary, but it does present a convincingly contemporary depiction of relationships and...
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Mohan should have made a little more effort for us. Another pass at the screenplay probably would have done it. But one gets the sense he's...
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58

indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
This is still a pretty familiar journey that's easier to pity than hate -- much like Caplan's character.
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50

NPR

By Ella Taylor
Save the Date has the vapid, beige feel of an off-the-peg product made to exploit a niche market rather than a film with something on its...
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50

New York Post

By Sara Stewart
While Caplan works well in theory as an antiromantic-comedy heroine, director and co-screenwriter Michael Mohan just doesn't give her...
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Everyone in the cast (including Geoffrey Arend, Mark Webber, and Caplan's Party Down colleague Martin Starr) is talented enough to deserve a...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

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Short on both romance and humor.
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40

Time Out New York

Whether it's Caplan and Webber trading goofy dance moves or Brie being perkily OCD-ridden, Date works best as a collection of winsome,...
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25

Slant Magazine

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What's worst about the film is how it appropriates its main character's noncommittal selfishness to support its own quaint,...
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Rated R | For Sexual content, language and brief drug use.
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Racy romcom has realistic characters but needs more plot.
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POSITIVE MESSAGES
POSITIVE ROLE MODELS
VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
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CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF