• Released
  • April 27, 2012
  • R , 2 hr 4 min
  • Comedy
    Drama
  • 886 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A comedy that charts the ups and downs of an engaged couple's relationship.

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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
A lively, original, and scattershot-hilarious ramble of a Judd Apatow production.
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80

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Blunt has never been more relaxed, and she and Segel have a believably warm chemistry. It's also nice to find a romantic comedy with so...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
For the most part, The Five-Year Engagement has charm and emotion.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
It's not impossible to address grown-up issues of commitment, of responsibility, of love, and have some fun, and some profanity, while...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
Nicholas Stoller and Jason Segel's latest collaboration offers a more relatable rom-com scenario while generating laughs that should still...
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70

Movieline

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The Five-Year Engagement is, for a movie in which a guy fakes an orgasm and (in a separate incident) stuffs a dead deer in his car's...
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Five-Year Engagement alternates between realistic scenes of couples bickering and broad character farce, and the two halves mesh uneasily.
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63

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Drags and sags at 124 minutes. Luckily, the movie never runs on sitcom empty. How could it, with a terrific cast.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The story starts out well, then becomes contrived and goes on too long.
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20

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Sometime around what I guessed to be the one-hour mark in The Five-Year Engagement, I checked my watch and honestly thought the battery had...
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Rated R | For Sexual Content and Language Throughout
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 15 & under Apatow-produced comedy mixes romance, adult humor.
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POSITIVE MESSAGES
POSITIVE ROLE MODELS
VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
LANGUAGE
CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF