L!fe Happens
L!fe Happens (2012)

From director Kat Coiro comes L!fe Happens, a comedy centered on three young women - Kim (Krysten Ritter), Deena (Kate Bosworth) and Laura (Rachel Bilson) - who all live under the same roof in Los Angeles. When one of Kim's… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: August 14, 2012
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Critic Score
26%
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30%



Critic Score: 26% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic

It's more like watching an extended sitcom than a movie.

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Sara Stewart
New York Post

A likable concept that deflates into conventionality...

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Brian Orndorf
Blu-ray.com

For a movie that hopes to tickle, it actually finds surer footing expressing deep emotions, pinpointing the terror and grief that comes when pleasurably distracting routines are abandoned.

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Richard Roeper
Richard Roeper.com

Cliched premise rescued by some sharp one-liners and an endearing cast.

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Amy Biancolli
San Francisco Chronicle

Coiro ... mixes an off-beat premise and smart, spiky dialogue with the tired old rhythms of a standard romantic comedy.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

in the end it still feels like it's written by someone who doesn't actually have kids or hasn't come to the realization of sacrifice yet

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Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader

Set in Los Angeles, this unfunny comedy succeeds only in perpetuating the worst stereotypes about that city.

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

First-time feature director Kat Coiro gives an oft-tread story a snappy new spin in the hip and enjoyable comedy "Life Happens."

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Steve Persall
Tampa Bay Times

Conveniently coinciding with the buzz for Krysten Ritter's sitcom Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23, this fitfully amusing comedy could serve as the pilot for her next TV gig, or some other quirky Zooey Deschanel clone.

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Flixster Audience Score: 30% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
Oh my goodness the low ratings! I honestly wasn't expecting to enjoy this movie as much as I did. It was adorable. Funny. Charming. Sweet. Witty dialog.… More
Christopher Haskell
Juggling multiple different storylines, "Life Happens" is saved mostly by an amazing ensemble cast, headed by uber talented Krysten Ritter, brought… More
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"I have actually (when I was 20/21) been a roomate to a single mother and a single father. Yep, at the same time. She was my bestie and he was her cousin.… More
Nicki Marie
I have to admit, I got a little bored with this by the (over cute) end, but I didn't mind this and I think I will watch it again when I'm not as tired… More