If I Were You
If I Were You (2012)

Madelyn Reid (Academy Award winner Marcia Gay Harden) accidentally learns of her husband's infidelity when she saves his sexy young mistress (Talk to Her's Leonor Watling) from a bungled suicide attempt. When her unsuspecting young… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: May 7, 2013
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Critic Score: 9% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Bruce Demara
Toronto Star

Here's a safe prediction: movie critics are going to have fun with the title of If I Were You.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Buried in the bloat of Joan Carr-Wiggin's interminable "If I Were You" are the seeds of what might have been a lean, snappy farce about duplicitous, adulterous games.

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Brent Simon
Shared Darkness

An odd little duck of a film [that] kicks around enjoyably for a while in the same sandbox as some of Woody Allen's mid-career farces, before eventually pivoting and skipping off into less rewarding territory.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

"If I Were You'' has more than its share of laughs, but director Joan Carr-Wiggin needed to cut half an hour to make this fly without interest flagging.

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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

Bloody awful.

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Brian Orndorf

A strangled endeavor that's 30 minutes too long and short-sheeted in the laugh department. Perhaps it was a blast to make, but to sit through the feature requires an extraordinary amount of patience.

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Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times

Harden is a wonderful actress but struggles to find the complexity in so strained a situation.

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Rex Reed
New York Observer

The people responsible for a hapless load of bunk called If I Were You can only be described as delusional. They think they have made an actual movie, when nothing in it qualifies.

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Flixster Audience Score: 69% Flixster User Reviews
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"If I Were You" starts with Madelyn(Marcia Gay Harden) wanting to surprise her husband Paul(Joseph Kell) with his favorite pastry. But then it is… More