Blended (2014)

After a disastrous blind date, single parents Lauren and Jim agree on only one thing: they never want to see each other again. But when they each sign up separately for a fabulous family vacation with their kids, they are all stuck sharing… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: May 23, 2014
DVD Release Date: August 26, 2014
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Critic Score: 14% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Lurching between slapstick and schmaltz without showing much of a commitment to either, Blended commits the rare Sandler sin of provoking little more than boredom.

James Berardinelli

What's missing from Blended? Two key ingredients: it doesn't touch the heart and it doesn't tickle the funny bone (at least not often enough).

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore star in Blended, their third pairing, and, while the chemistry may be good, the movie isn't.

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Josh Terry
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

If it were another harmless throwaway comedy built on junior high locker-room humor, it wouldn't be a big deal. But Blended could have been better. And that's disappointing.

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Richard Brody
New Yorker

The romance is sweet and even effervescent, the comedy is homespun and sentimental, but it's packaged with such a repellent batch of stereotypes and prejudices that it's unpalatable even to contemplate.

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Michael Sragow
Orange County Register

Comedians often draw on childhood influences, and Adam Sandler and his team do it in the worst possible way in Blended.. [which] is like a Bizarro version of The Brady Bunch.

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Reagan Gavin Rasquinha
The Times of India

The movie is no doubt funny, but the genuinely good jokes are just by the handful.

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Amy Nicholson
L.A. Weekly

In the world of this sitcom love story, men are from Mars and women should be from a defiled menstrual tent far enough away that Adam Sandler won't have to hear them talk about tampons.

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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

Sandler would piss out of the screen if he thought he could get a laugh. This is not his worst film, but it's his most offensive.

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Becky Suter

To summarise in as few words possible: it is a film, it has people in it, the lighting is adequate and there's a monkey band playing Careless Whisper. Can I go home now and stare into the dark abyss that is my life please?

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Christian C
Although it is far-fetched and awkward at times, "Blended" is funny and delightful in many parts. Barrymore and Sandler both perform better than… More
Thomas Bowler
For a comedy it's severely light on gags, especially ones that land, and on the drama side it's hammy and confused. But it's far from the worst… More
Manu Gino
Perfect chemistry Barrymore and Sandler is back. Great Movie!!! I truly loved this film. It was heart warming, fun and had me laughing several times. Yes,… More
Everett Johnson
So this, to me, is like the forgotten movie of this Summer. I honestly forgot all about it when it opened. The reviews were horrible and it didn't make… More
Nicki Marie
So sue me, I kind of liked this bad movie. It's not without it's faults, and The Wedding Singer it is definitely not, but it has a sweetness which… More
Dann Michalski
Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore team up once more for the family comedy Blended. A modern day Brady Bunch knock-off, two single parent families end up sharing… More