About Last Night
About Last Night (2014)

A modern reimagining of the classic romantic comedy, this contemporary version closely follows new love for two couples as they journey from the bar to the bedroom and are eventually put to the test in the real world. (c) Screen Gems

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 19, 2014
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Critic Score: 68% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: About Last Night wanders even further from the David Mamet play that inspired the original, but it benefits from an engaging cast and a screenplay that smartly balances romance and comedy.

Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

On paper, About Last Night is a third-generation copy of David Mamet's 1974 stage play Sexual Perversity in Chicago -- but if anything... it comes closer to Mamet's rancorous vision of dueling hormones than the '80s screen version did.

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Alan Scherstuhl
Village Voice

Mostly, Hart aces his many showcase moments, not so much stealing the movie as occasionally letting the other actors possess it for a while.

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Fred Topel

This must be why I'm single. Who wants to be with a guy who looks forward to the complications a significant other will add to my life? Why can't you complain your girlfriend, Fred?

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

While this version lacks the subtlety of the original, it delivers enough raunchy humor to be far more entertaining.

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Michael Sragow
Orange County Register

Neither director Steve Pink nor screenwriter Leslye Headland put much effort into basic storytelling.

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Michael Dequina

Hart and Hall are downright lovable, their individual live wire comic energies even further elevated in the face of a formidable foil--and that resulting charge also translates into an appropriately volatile and exciting erotic electricity.

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Geoff Pevere
Globe and Mail

The 2014 model of About Last Night... it beefs up the girl-side element of the story, incorporates considerably more frank sex talk, and generally provides its cast with a lot more meat to chew on and spit back out.

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Wesley Morris

his film has the looseness of a movie made of outtakes -- but they mostly work, and they mostly involve Hall and Hart. They're the undercard that takes over the movie.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

The main problem here is the less-than-convincing nature of Danny and Debbie's squabbles...

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Flixster Audience Score: 66% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
An average remake where the two leads try their best but don't have enough charm or good chemistry to make us care (especially when most of the conflicts… More
Manu Gino
It's about compromise. It's about love. It's about a good wingman. Good Romantic Comedy! Kevin Hart's level of comedy is one you either… More
Spencer S.
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KJ Proulx
If the chemistry these actors share does not make you smile, then I don't know what will. Kevin Hart and Michael Ealy are so believable as best friends it… More
Markus Robinson
"About Last Night" is a throwback movie, with the term "throwback" referring to a film made in a style which big studios don't seem to… More