The Other Woman
The Other Woman (2014)

After discovering her boyfriend is married, a woman (Cameron Diaz) tries to get her ruined life back on track. But when she accidentally meets the wife he's been cheating on (Leslie Mann), she realizes they have much in common, and her… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: April 25, 2014
DVD Release Date: July 29, 2014
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Critic Score: 24% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The Other Woman definitely boasts a talented pedigree, but all that skill is never fully brought to bear on a story that settles for cheap laughs instead of reaching its empowering potential.

Richard Brody
New Yorker

What begins as a smoothly oiled romantic comedy quickly morphs into a clattery, grinding screwball contrivance.

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Bilge Ebiri
New York Magazine/Vulture

You can't shake the feeling that in a just world, all these women - even Kate Upton - would have better material than this.

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Sonny Bunch
Washington Free Beacon

Kate Upton busts out in buoyant debut turn.

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Claudia Puig
USA Today

The vapid story -- and its intended humor -- meanders and loses its way in predictable sit-com style.

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Nathan Bartlebaugh
The Film Stage

One of those lame comedies that pretends allegiance to the female demographic but spends most of its time toiling around in sub-moronic, playground-level sexual politics.

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Noah Berlatsky

For all its faults, there is a kind of genius in the way that it takes the rom-com raison d'etre - the desire to see two lovable people fall in love with each other - and diverts it for its own purposes.

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Wesley Morris

No one knows which takes are funny and which aren't. More than once, all three women, especially poor Upton, are caught looking like they don't know what they're doing.

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James Plath
Family Home Theater

Though Nine to Five played out as an ensemble film, The Other Woman is totally taken over by Mann, who swipes every scene with her hilariously sympathetic portrayal of a needy, ditzy, and slightly manic wife.

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Flixster Audience Score: 57% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Do you want to see a cheating, lying, smug s.o.b. get his just desserts? Get what's coming to him? Want him to hurt bad enough to taste it? Well apparently… More
Manu Gino
The oddest friends are about to get even. Good popcorn movie! I just recently saw "The Other Woman" and I found that the film was funny and comedic… More
Nicki Marie
Definitely weaker than I expected, but worth at least one watch. Was it just me, or should whoever did the wardrobe have been sacked? Cameron Diaz in particular… More
Everett Johnson
Even though it's a chick comedy, I thought it looked pretty funny from the previews. Emily and I almost went to the movies to see it if I remember right.… More
Film Crazy
It delivers what you would expect, an amusing Rom-com that delivers a few laughs. Enjoy it for what it is, nothing more!
KJ Proulx
Annoying, uninspired, and just plain dumb, "The Other Woman" follows three women as they realize that same man is dating all of them and they must get… More