Mr. Wrong
Mr. Wrong (1996)

In this black romantic comedy, television producer Martha Alston finally gives in to parental badgering and begins looking for a nice husband. When she meets Whitman Crawford, he seems to be her dream man. However, when she meets Whit's… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: February 16, 1996
DVD Release Date: June 4, 2002
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Critic Score: 7% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Leonard Klady

The hip, smart yarn has a bite not seen in American movies since The War of the Roses.

Rita Kempley
Washington Post

A sour, listless debunking of romantic comedies.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

An almost astonishingly atrocious piece of work...

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

A dreadful movie.

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Susan Wloszczyna
USA Today

Like its title character, Mr. Wrong doesn't know when to quit.

TV Guide

A tiresome, awkwardly directed farce that squanders the talents of its appealing stars.

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James Berardinelli

This is a romantic comedy parody, but how can you satirize something that's a comedy to begin with? If this motion picture is an example, not only can't it be done, but the result is downright ugly.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

As directed sloppily by Nick Castle, this comedy barely lets its main characters develop, even though either of them could be great fun.

Michael Dequina

Charming and funny Ellen DeGeneres made her big-screen leap--make that 'dive'--in this most uncharming and unfunny black comedy.

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Flixster Audience Score: 25% Flixster User Reviews
Spencer S.
Usually I don't give films such a low rating, but this was undoubtedly one of the worst films I have ever seen. Ellen held on for dear life, but between… More
Sunil Jawahir
Bill Pullman is wonderfully creepy in this movie.
Mark Harper
Mr. Wrong, like a few other choice movies I've reviewed, is much better than most people think, but it requires you to suspend your cynicism for the entire… More
Miriam Kline
This film was FUNNY and prety underrated. Im not an Ellen Degeneres fan but I liked thismovie.
Naughtia Nahazhina
I enjoyed watching this movie. Ellen DeGeneres is a woman who seeks the perfect man to start a relationship with but when she seemingly finds Mr. Right, he… More
Leo L
Very funny!