• Released
  • June 22, 2012
  • R , 1 hr 41 min
  • Romance
  • 452 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: As an asteroid hurtles toward Earth, a man takes off on a road trip to find his high-school sweetie.

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88

Charlotte Observer

By Lawrence Toppman
The film has two active virtues, too. It shows human beings in all their pitiable, noble, stupid or sensitive modes of action, and it...
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
This is a romantic comedy for people who don't like rom-coms. There's no chance of a happy ending, but its tender mercies speak volumes.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
In our summertime-movie world of aliens and superheroes who look all too familiar, Dodge and Penny look all the rarer in their precious...
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80

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
One of the year's most emotionally affecting movies.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
Sweet and serious as it is, the second chunk of Seeking a Friend is the lesser of the two - and hard to reconcile with the more acidic...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

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With its sharp script and bittersweet humor, the audacious premise feels fresh enough to earn a large word-of-mouth audience among...
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60

Movieline

Combines a deviously tragicomic take on the approaching annihilation of mankind with a irritatingly unconvincing and unnecessary love story.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Scafaria's movie never catches fire. The bad news: The end of the world comes with a whimper. Worse: And two wimps.
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Carell's performance is enjoyable but safe, and while he and Knightley play well enough together, there's no genuine chemistry - no zap to...
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
I never rooted for them as a couple, never felt a chemistry in their bond. And in a romance, even one with tragic notes, that really is the...
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Rated R | For Language including sexual references, some drug use and brief violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 17+ Last-minute life lessons in poignant romantic dramedy.
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