When in Rome Synopsis
Magic coins bring the possibility of love to a disillusioned woman (Kristen Bell).
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By James Berardinelli
It is neither deep nor intelligent, but it's not intended to be either. The saving grace of the otherwise generic product is that Bell's...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
A little bit of charm is precisely what this movie has to offer. A small dose is better than none, but you can't help wishing there was...
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Regardless of where its stars want to take it, all roads here lead to blandness and inanity.
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38

Orlando Sentinel

By Roger Moore
Bell, a petite, pretty blonde, may or may not have the Meg Ryan-Julia Roberts-Sandra Bullock goods. When in Rome, a leaden variation on...
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38

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Certain scenes in When in Rome signify nothing less than the death of screen slapstick, but I’m hoping it’s one of those fake-out movie...
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33

Entertainment Weekly

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Sounds mildly fun, be forwarned: When in Rome doesn't even offer that.
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30

The Hollywood Reporter

The latest demonstration of the impossibility of making a good movie from a bad script is provided by When in Rome, a romantic comedy...
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25

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
An inert comedy starring Kristen Bell as a workaholic unlucky in love, When in Rome is a rom-bomb.
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25

Boston Globe

By Janice Page
It winds up being predictably charmless and forgettable, even as a travelogue or iPod download.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

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It boasts only loose ties to the 1954 romance "Three Coins in the Fountain." And it's best not to even think of "Roman Holiday," the gold...
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LAFFED OUT LOUD

By FLASH1465
Got a chance to see a screening about a month ago with a female friend ..I am Male and thought ok free movie why not??? I have to admit I laughed out loud A LOT. Some parts of the story were...

Took my boyfriend

By SallyGonzales
I took my boyfriend to a screening. He didn't want to go because he thought it was going to be a girl movie. But he was laughing the whole time....

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Fun movie

By CarlsonDanny
Great date movie. The magical realism complements the comedy. A fun movie going experience....

truly a must-see for jan

By boreddude288
hahaha just rewatched the "dark dining" scene on fandango, reminded me how funny and charming this movie really was....

The Trailers Don't Cover Half of it!

By Dolphins1392
This movie was funny throughout the entire film! Normally you see all of the funny stuff JUST in the trailers. This isn't the case! When I saw the commercials I had that "that's all that I'm going to...

When in ROME...from TAMPA

By dr ez
We were entertianed......LOVED ROME and LOVED CINE BISTRO...

When in Rome

By dlq3
The movie was somewhat entertaining but extremely predictable. If you are in the mood for a silly no-brainer then you will enjo When in Rome....

Saw an advance screening

By Jayden Jackson
Went with my wife to a screening. We both enjoyed it....

Rad Movie

By BizzleSmizzle
I have a friend in the movie biz. He hooked me up with two passes to see the screening of this flick. I got to take my girl to this movie and score brownie points. The film was funny. I laughed and...

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Rated PG-13 | For some suggestive content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Teen-appeal actors disappoint in stereotypical romcom.
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