The Other Woman (2014) Synopsis
After discovering her boyfriend is married, a woman tries to get her ruined life back on track, then accidentally meets the wife her boyfriend has been cheating on.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Audiences looking for a nonstop laugh riot may be disappointed, but the big laughs are there, and they benefit from the movie's underlying...
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75

Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
Definitely funny. Goofy, ridiculous, with more gross-out humor than is strictly necessary but still funny.
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63

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
Apparently intended as a blend of "Bridesmaids" and "The First Wives Club," it’s often oddly engrossing, almost despite itself, largely...
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63

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
Melissa K. Stack’s script has snap and crackle to go with the pop, making this female wish-fulfillment fantasy an “Eat, Pray, Revenge” that...
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Written by newcomer Melissa K. Stack, The Other Woman offers roughly equal parts wit and witlessness, casual smarts and jokes, lingering...
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61

Film.com

By Kate Erbland
The Other Woman eschews plenty of standard genre expectations to make an unexpectedly friendship-friendly film.
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60

Time Out London

By Anna Smith
Instead of updating the genre, The Other Woman rehashes it, bringing little more than a few giggles and a dash of glamour to the table.
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60

Variety

By Justin Chang
As it winds its way toward an unexpectedly grisly final showdown, The Other Woman often feels stranded between gross-out comedy, romantic...
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50

The Wrap

By Alonso Duralde
A smiling Cameron Diaz and a weeping Leslie Mann bring a lot to any movie, but they aren't enough to overcome the mix-and-match mania of...
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25

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
It’s only mid-April, but I’m making an early reservation for The Other Woman to appear on my list of the 10 Worst Films of 2014.
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By rmistarz
This was a very silly movie. I was not expecting much from this movie but it offered ever less than I expected. The only intelligent thoughts on the part of the characters was during the final 5...

hysterical!

By sheaby1
I haven't laughed out loud like that in a movie in a really long time. Leslie Mann absolutely makes this movie! Go see it! Now!...

Laughed non stop

By Sherine_NJ
Both me and my husband laughed pretty much non stop thoughout the movie. There were a lot of moments in the movie where the whole theater laughed out loud. That doesn't happen all that often. A true...

THE OTHER WOMAN!!

By felix6
GREAT FUNNY MOVIE.........LESLIE MANN STOLE THE SHOW SHE IS INSANELY FUNNY (no pun intended!!) Fun girl flick and a couple movie too, especially if you suspect cheating or has been some, GIRL POWER!!...

My wife had a better opinion

By dcpeay
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Amazing

By curly71194
Omg i lovedddd this film. It was amazing in all aspects. True good chic film and shows you, that you can move past Anything that is not worth crying for....

EXPECTED BETTER!

By errickpage
This movie wasn't nearly as funny as it tried to be. And you can tell they wanted it to be funny, sooo bad. This movie dragged, had many slow parts--something about it felt off. The music, the...

Funniest movie I've seen In a while!

By dsbraxton
Laughed almost the entire movie! Really funny script and the perfect actors! Would see it again!...

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By barbhgp
I thought this was an excellent movie. The acting was very good . It was very funny. I would recommend it to all adults. I would give it 5 stars...

Hysterical!!

By imluznit4
Definite chick flick but enjoyable for anyone! Laughed thru whole movie!!...

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Rated PG-13 | For Sexual References, Mature Thematic Material and Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 16+ Female buddy comedy OK for older teens; some sex, drinking.
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