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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 one-night-stands results in an unexpected pregnancy, things take a sudden turn for the trio. With the help of her girlfriends, Kim must cope with single motherhood as she jumps back into the dating scene amid the fear that toting around a tot can be a dating 'buzz-kill.' Also featuring Jason Biggs, Seymour Cassel, Rhys Coiro, Justin Kirk, Kristen Johnston,… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 26%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It's more like watching an extended sitcom than a movie."
‑ Bill Goodykoontz, Arizona Republic
"A likable concept that deflates into conventionality..."
‑ Sara Stewart, New York Post
"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."
‑ Brian Orndorf, Blu-ray.com
"It's a sitcom pilot waiting for re-write."
‑ Roger Moore, McClatchy-Tribune News Service
"A girls-night-out comedy that strives to be the next Bridesmaids or Sex and the City -- but that never quite captures the spark of either."
‑ Mike Scott, Times-Picayune
"Cliched premise rescued by some sharp one-liners and an endearing cast."
‑ Richard Roeper, Richard Roeper.com
"Coiro ... mixes an off-beat premise and smart, spiky dialogue with the tired old rhythms of a standard romantic comedy."
‑ Amy Biancolli, San Francisco Chronicle
"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"
‑ Kevin Carr, 7M Pictures
"The ensemble cast tries its best with generic material that offers little insight into contemporary relationships."
‑ Todd Jorgenson, Cinemalogue.com
"Who needs the Republicans to wage war on women when filmmakers like Coiro make supposedly hip movies that promote the same sexist attitudes?"
‑ Peter Keough, Boston Phoenix
"Set in Los Angeles, this unfunny comedy succeeds only in perpetuating the worst stereotypes about that city."
‑ Ben Sachs, Chicago Reader
"First-time feature director Kat Coiro gives an oft-tread story a snappy new spin in the hip and enjoyable comedy "Life Happens.""
‑ Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles 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."
‑ Steve Persall, Tampa Bay Times
"Mature parenting/dating comedy lacks substance, laughs."
‑ S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
"Not particularly good...but some may find it acceptable as an impoverished Los Angeles-set analogue to 'Sex and the City.'"
‑ Frank Swietek, One Guy's Opinion
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