The Stroller Strategy
The Stroller Strategy (2013)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 14, 2013
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Critic Score: 8% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Missy Schwartz
Entertainment Weekly

In what universe would a reasonable mother entrust a virtual stranger with her infant while she's in the hospital?

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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

Lukewarm rom-com has dubious ideas about parenthood.

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Eric D. Snider

A lousy, middle-brow situational comedy with ... almost no laughs.

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Amy Nicholson
Los Angeles Times

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.

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Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic

The result is not continuous laughter but 90 minutes in a kind of aerated existence, just credible enough to be amusing.

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Brent Simon

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.

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Ronnie Scheib

Cute to the point of blandness, tyro French helmer Clement Michel's vaguely amiable laffer scrupulously avoids all ambiguity, innovation or flashes of wit.

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Farran Smith Nehme
New York Post

Writer-director Clément Michel forgot to give his characters personality, let alone charm.

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Mark R. Leeper
Mark Leeper's Reviews

A script like this has dozens of possibilities, but most have been mined out by other films

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