Something Borrowed Synopsis
A single thirty-year-old woman explores the meaning of friendship, true love and ethics while having an affair with her best friend's fiance.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Goodwin radiates probity and makes waiting almost look interesting, and so, for all the movie's awkwardness, it remains watchable.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
To paraphrase one of its few laughs, it's a zombie movie directed by Vera Wang.
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
All of the characters are treated sincerely and played in a straightforward style. It's just that we don't love them enough.
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45

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
As horrific as Something Borrowed is, it's compelling in its own sick way.
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Doesn't so much borrow from other movies as settle into a comfort zone of raising provocative questions regarding love, commitment and...
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38

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Bonds are tested and feelings hurt, but who really cares? The story takes predictable turns, embraces clichés and dodges all humor.
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38

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
I don't know whether she's (Hudson) drunk, stoned, or simply out of her mind, but if it weren't so sad watching her pick away at this...
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33

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Soul-sucking romantic comedy.
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20

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Even if you've got a soft spot for silly rom-coms, know that this one is as empty-headed as it gets.
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12

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The half-star rating goes to John Krasinski for heroically rising above this vile dung heap of a movie.
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Great love story!

By flawlessrich
I am not a love story fan but this movie just grabbed my attention by accident, I had brought the wrong t ickets and figured I was already in the theater just stay and watch it. I regret not buying...

Love the Book Love The Movie

By pumkinseed100
As a huge Emily Giffin fan I was naturally excited to see Something Borrowed. As with most movies based on books certain adjustments have to be made to fit everything into the limited time window. I...

My daughter and I LOVED this movie!

By 2cute2shoot
It was such a cute, funny and touching film. The chemisty between all the charactors worked. I would say it is a chick flick but the men in the audiance were laughing just as hard as the women. It...

Something Borrowed

By nabraham
Had a good time and the movie is worth the while....

Not My Thing- Maybe Yours- but My Review

By Koali
Stupid. Uninteresting people. Formulac. The worst of the rich kiddy romance genre that this time go to the Hamptons. Loaned to me my big mistake. Summary: Gaze... Gaze.. Secret! oh no ! "What Will...

not what you expect

By hncameron
the movie is not as predictable as you may think. Go see it, but be prepared to dislike peoples choices, and understand it is more real than the fairytell happy ending we have come to know from...

I really liked it!

By RachSolomon
I read the Book awhile ago and still loved it!...

A not so good rom-com...

By getacloo
Script is completely predictable but also painful. The acting is okay but suffers from terrible writing. Not a movie I'd recommend to anybody....

LOVE IT!!!

By mbux
This movie is fabulous. I hate seeing all of the bad reviews it is getting. It is so well-cast & funny. The cast is absolutely great. It stays pretty true to the book, with a few exceptions. ...

A Delight

By Eternal Movie Buff
I was so ticked I couldn't make it to the movies when this movie came out but I did get a chance to rent it. I gotta say - I was surprised! The plot was a "little" drawn out but all in all - I liked...

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Rated PG-13 | For Sexual content including dialogue, and some drug material
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 14+ Soap-operaish romcom is full of mature twists, betrayals.
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