My Best Friend's Girl
My Best Friend's Girl (2008)

Smart, beautiful and headstrong, Alexis is the girl of Dustin's dreams. But after only five weeks of dating, the love-struck Dustin is coming on so strong that Alexis is forced to slow things down permanently. Devastated and desperate… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: January 13, 2009
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Critic Score
14%
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46%



Critic Score: 14% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: My Best Friend's Girl spends too much time being vulgar and offensive, leaving little room for laughs.

Reece Pendleton
Chicago Reader

There's something genuinely transgressive beneath the movie's rom-com surface, though director Howard Deutch keeps retreating to the safety of frat-boy humor.

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Laura Kern
New York Times

There are no surprises here, but speedy pacing and a smattering of laughs along the way, as well as a knowing turn by Alec Baldwin as Tank's even more piggish father, make My Best Friend's Girl a date not entirely to be skipped.

S. Jhoanna Robledo
Common Sense Media

Inane, raunchy romantic comedy inspires no love.

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Scott Tobias
AV Club

In order for My Best Friend's Girl to work at all, it needs a leading man with the charisma to suggest the soulful, lovelorn gentleman behind the crude serial womanizer.

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Michael Ordoņa
Los Angeles Times

Ultimately, its most unforgivable sin is that it's simply not funny.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...ultimately falls prey to the melodramatic silliness that one has come to expect from the romantic comedy genre.

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

The inexplicable romantic comedy career of Dane Cook marches on.

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Stephen Cole
Globe and Mail

An ugly, strictly-for-meatheads comedy that can only be recommended to couples who wear matching Tie Domi Toronto Maple Leafs jerseys out on a date.

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Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

mostly unwatchable

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Flixster Audience Score: 46% Flixster User Reviews
♥Robyn M♥
A master at seducing and offending women, Tank is a professional. When guys get dumped, they hire Tank to take their ex-girlfriends out on the worst date of… More
Dead Angel
This wasn't funny. Disgusting. But watchable.
MisterYoda ?
I can't say that this movie was amazing for story line or anything but I laughed my ass off almost the whole movie. It's basically like a male… More
KJ Proulx
This was funny to watch but the story lacks more than anything!
Lenny Muggsy
Dane Cook continues his streak of fecal-like films, still hitless, inept to transform his cock dick stand-up humor into a good comedy. One dimensional premise,… More
Dean McKenna
<i>Crude, lewd, rude and very, very, very, very funny!</i> Of course, there are some genuinely funny moments in this romantic comedy film, largely… More

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