License to Wed
License to Wed (2007)

Newly engaged Ben Murphy's fiancée, Sadie Jones, has always dreamed of getting married in a traditional wedding at her family church. The problem is St. Augustine's only has one wedding slot available in the next two years, and its… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: October 30, 2007
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53%



Critic Score: 7% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Featuring one of Robin Williams' most shtick-heavy performances, the broad and formulaic License to Wed wrings little out of its slightly creepy, unappealing premise.

Christy Lemire
Associated Press

It's exactly what it looks like from the commercials -- a one-joke movie, and that one joke isn't even funny to begin with.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Like some weddings, License to Wed is a long sit and a bland buffet.

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Jamie Russell
Radio Times

The dull romance between Sadie and Ben is revealed as little more than a prop for the comedian's patented schtick.

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David Fear
Time Out New York

Add a lot of musty, Eisenhower-era gags (most women are shrewish ballbusters! all fat people love food!) and you wonder why the producers didn't just throw in canned laughter as well.

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Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

This assaultively unappealing 'romantic comedy' could well mark the opening salvo in a whole new Hollywood campaign against movie piracy. Anybody who'd steal this dud would stink just from carrying it around.

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Ali Gray
TheShiznit.co.uk

I would honestly rather watch the Holocaust In Colour than sit through this again.

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Mary Elizabeth Williams
Salon.com

Despite its fuzzy, getting-to-know-you message, the movie itself offers zero motivation for any of its protagonists.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

I hereby pronounce you a flop.

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Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

It's a bit short of laughs, but there are a few cute ideas in this formulaic, predictable romantic comedy.

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
Bethany Murphy
Hilarious... at times. The plot wasn't really that well thought out and you don't believe 'however unrealistic it would of been anyway' that… More
Chris Weber
Good Lord, where do I start? This is unoriginal, stupid, predicatble, annoying, tedious, and not very much fun. I admittedly laughed at least twice, but this… More
Stuart Brooks
Oh dear, should have been called License to BORE!
Richard C
it was okay. C
jay nixon
What could have and should have been a charming little romantic comedy is almost completely ruined by the creepy and reprehensible character played by Robin… More
Candy Rose
Robin Williams plays an eccentric minister who has an extreme pre-marriage course that people he is to wed, must take. The happy couple are not so happy as they… More

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