The Ugly Truth Synopsis
A chauvinist puts a romantically challenged producer (Katherine Heigl) through outrageous tests.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The Ugly Truth isn't fizzy and fun -- it's vacuously snappy.
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The movie has embarrassingly limited ideas about both the sexes and sex. Like Sandra Bullock’s career woman in “The Proposal,’’ Abby...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

A romantic comedy depends, of course, on the chemistry between the leads, and here the film is more successful. Both Heigl and Butler find...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

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Funny though it is - is it could have been a whole lot funnier.
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38

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Screenwriters Nicole Eastman and the "Blonde" team of Karen McCullah Lutz and Kirsten Smith provide dialogue that has the propriety of the...
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NPR

By Ella Taylor
The Ugly Truth serves up yet another tightly wound career woman, ripe for chopping up, tenderizing and ravishing by an alpha male who knows...
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25

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Despite its appealing stars, The Ugly Truth is a charmless romantic comedy.
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20

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
A movie without a moment of truth to be found.
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Wall Street Journal

If the movie had even a moment of freshness or wit, one honest laugh. It doesn't--and that's the ugly truth.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Toss this ugly-ass crap to the curb, along with the other multiplex garbage, and see a romance that gets it right. I'm talking "(500) Days...
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THE UGLY TRUTH - tries WAYYY too hard. Rating: 55 out of 100. (Based on advance VIP press preview)

By MOVIES REVIEWER
Last night I attended the advance VIP press preview of this OVER-INFLATED CONTRIVED VULGAR SEXIST CRASS 1.5hr 'comedy'. Can you imagine the sheer amount of BLATANT PROFANITY that is required for a...

Crass and crudely unrealistic, predictable.

By elemenop
Though I love Katherine Heigel and Gerard Butler, this movie was trying too hard and was just not funny. I think I heard a chuckle or two at the premier. Just lots of crude humor... mostly just a...

The Ugly Truth

By Blondie64
The Ugly Truth is that this movie is a waste of money, even with beautiful people like Heigl and Butler. What passes for humor is merely vulgar slang that should have stopped amusing us by the time...

contrived

By nohea3
...over done with all the sexual inuendos ..not funny....

VERY FUNNY! EVEN FOR GUYS!

By e-14
My wife and I saw the sneak preview (premiere) of The Ugly Truth last night. We thought it was HILARIOUS! Very good plot and acting performances. Altohough this is a romantic comedy, there is more...

i'm hopping on the criticize the critic movement

By robora
I just read some reviews criticizing your critic for being out of touch. I couldn't agree more unless of course he inadvertently wandered into the wrong theater and viewed a different movie but...

We Simply Love IT!!!!

By yrod_enna
All the people inside the cinema loved the film! Everybody were laughing to death. Absolutely worth our time and money. Being a woman, I never felt offended at all. It was simply a good funny...

THIS TRUTH IS REALLY UGLY!

By lindajones500
My Friends and I expected to be delighted and entertained by Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler in this seemly romantic comedy. The movie trailers showed a beautiful, if not uptight producer Abby...

LOVED IT

By jessicanicole378
SO FUNNY and finally a movie where all the funny parts were not all in the commercials....

Funny, funny, funny.

By TannZ
Go. You'll laugh. Don't bring the kiddies. Too raunchy for them....

More Info

Rated R | For sexual content and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 15+ Predictable romcom mixes racy content, sexist messages.
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