The Stroller Strategy
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This charming, modern tale tells the story of Parisian Thomas Platz, who is suddenly made the guardian of a baby - then pretends to be its real father in order to win back Marie, the girlfriend who dumped him a year before. Stuck between staying a manchild forever, and proving he is ready to take the next steps of marriage and family with the love of his life, Thomas goes on an unexpectedly hilarious adventure getting the girl of his dreams to believe he has changed.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 8%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"In what universe would a reasonable mother entrust a virtual stranger with her infant while she's in the hospital?"
‑ Missy Schwartz, Entertainment Weekly
"Lukewarm rom-com has dubious ideas about parenthood."
‑ John DeFore, Hollywood Reporter
"A lousy, middle-brow situational comedy with ... almost no laughs."
‑ Eric D. Snider, Twitch
"What most rankles about the film is the way that its insistence on paternal instincts as the principal signifier of male adulthood leads it to sanction the most childlike behavior of all."
‑ Andrew Schenker, Slant Magazine
"It's a goofy, episodic trifle designed to induce swoons among the saccharine who coo every time they see a cute guy, or a baby, or a cute guy holding a baby while watching YouTube videos about how to change a diaper."
‑ Amy Nicholson, Los Angeles Times
"The result is not continuous laughter but 90 minutes in a kind of aerated existence, just credible enough to be amusing."
‑ Stanley Kauffmann, The New Republic
"Unsophisticated, but would be fine if it either committed to an even more mannered, farcical tone or had more convincingly sketched, fully dimensional characters. It does neither."
‑ Brent Simon,
"Cute to the point of blandness, tyro French helmer Clement Michel's vaguely amiable laffer scrupulously avoids all ambiguity, innovation or flashes of wit."
‑ Ronnie Scheib, Variety
"Writer-director Clément Michel forgot to give his characters personality, let alone charm."
‑ Farran Smith Nehme, New York Post
"A script like this has dozens of possibilities, but most have been mined out by other films"
‑ Mark R. Leeper, Mark Leeper's Reviews
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