Cavemen (2014)

Cavemen follows LA playboy Dean (Skylar Astin) who is fed up with one-night-stands and empty relationships and realizes that he wants something more out of life than just a party. With a little inspiration from his nine-year-old nephew and… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 7, 2014
DVD Release Date: April 8, 2014
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Critic Score: 8% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Geoff Berkshire

An unevolved romantic comedy better suited to the Paleolithic Era.

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Alonso Duralde

Apparently answering the unasked question, "What would happen if you told a 12-year-old at screenwriting camp to combine Swingers and (500) Days of Summer?"

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Brent Simon
Paste Magazine

A blockheaded, sigh-inducing retread that evinces neither any particular originality nor freshness of telling.

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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

Herschel Faber, the writer and director here, didn't bother fleshing out these characters enough to make us give a hoot about them.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

A dismal rom-com for dudes that makes the average beer commercial look nuanced and plot-heavy.

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Jen Chaney
The Dissolve

Cavemen shows occasional glimmers of promise, but ultimately winds up feeling just like Jay's blowjob story: meandering, somewhat dull, and with little payoff.

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

"Cavemen" writer-director Herschel Faber has sketched such a thin and unfunny look at L.A. singles, it should mark the death knell for movies about child-men on the make.

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Nick Schager
Village Voice

A screenwriter tries to fall in love in order to lend authenticity to his script about a man falling in love in Cavemen, a tiresome film that itself knows nothing but other rom-com plots.

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Nick McCarthy
Slant Magazine

Cavemen is an apt title considering how the sensibility and maturity of the film's characters don't seem to have developed beyond primal, alpha-man impulses.

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Dann Michalski
A by-the-numbers sex comedy, Cavemen is a clichéd and formulaic film. The story follows an aspiring writer who finds himself unable to write about love (since… More