• Released
  • February 24, 2012
  • R , 1 hr 38 min
  • Comedy
  • 565 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Stressed-out New Yorkers (Paul Rudd, Jennifer Aniston) embrace a counterculture lifestyle.

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Critic Ratings

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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
I don't know what tools of the trade Paul Rudd and director David Wain share to dream up the kind of inspired nutso stuff Rudd has done in...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
So this is a good comedy, as bad as it can be and still be good, but good.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
David Wain's riotous, raunchy, and more than a little raggedy showcase for Rudd's improv genius and Aniston's airy groundedness. He is...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

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Stars Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston find themselves at home here, playing against a stock-raising performance by Justin Theroux as the...
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65

Movieline

Wanderlust is an agreeable comedy that peters out halfway through.
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63

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
When the script sags, Wain and producer Judd Apatow rely on a top team of actors to keep you laughing.
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Some of the players are endearingly goofy in this good-natured comedy, particularly Rudd and Theroux. But Wanderlust trundles along...
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
This movie has no teeth. It does not want to say anything, other than the unprintable word for penis, over and over.
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Despite the calculated advance press about the movie's nudity, polygamy, dirty talk, etc., David Wain's comedy is depressingly banal. And...
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
So you think you've seen silly? And smarmy? And inept? Wait till you see Wanderlust, though that's just a figure of speech; I'm not...
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Rated R | For Sexual content, graphic nudity, language and drug use
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 17 & under Mature comedy offers lots of raunchy comedy -- plus nudity.
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POSITIVE MESSAGES
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VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
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CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF