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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The Other Woman

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!...

Hilarious!

By dancingurllpht
Saw this with my girlfriends. We were laughing the whole time. Would see again!...

Better than the trailer

By EdwardsGurl_23
Went and saw this movie with my roommate and we were laughing from start to finish....

Hysterical

By anobles
Funny, sweet, hysterical, etc! Go see it!...

LOVED IT!!!! MUST GO!!!!

By Im_a_movie_luvr
Would have given it 5 stars yet, I reserve those for extra special movies.. and this one was great, but I guess it's usually the dramas that get the 5 stars from me? This movie had me hysterically...

FUN Movie!!!

By yosemitenut
I've read a few bad reviews on this movie, so I was skeptical when buying the ticket, but was pleasantly surprised to find myself laughing through most of the movie. It's a great 'chick flick' when...

Loved it!

By rtgen
Funny and entertaining! Yes it's predictable and mindless but loved it anyway....

Risa

By Ashantyud
Buenisimaaaaaaa??????...

Funnier and more enjoyable than trailer suggests

By stev6543212
Really enjoyed the movie. Plenty of laugh out loud moments. Characters worth following. Go see it!...

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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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