The Third Wheel
The Third Wheel (2002)

An unlucky-in-love bachelor lands his dream date, but finds that getting through the evening will be a difficult challenge indeed in this romantic comedy. The Third Wheel stars Luke Wilson as Stanley, a woefully inept young man who -- with… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: May 31, 2002
DVD Release Date: April 20, 2004
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Just when the movie should be getting more annoying, it becomes highly enjoyable -- thanks to Lacopo's warm performance.

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Christopher Null

in the end I was starting to feel like I was the third wheel in the relationship between the DVD and my DVD player

David Nusair
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...often feels more like a second-rate sitcom than an actual movie.

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Clint Morris

As beautiful and amiable as she is amusing, this is one of Richard's best parts...easily tolerable and not to mention, a tad cute.


The Third Wheel sucks, but it sucks a lot less than many films of its kind, with lesser names and worse screenplays, which for some reason get on a whole lot more screens.

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Flixster Audience Score: 32% Flixster User Reviews
Manu Gino
The only thing they didn't have on their perfect date... was any privacy. Fun but mediocre movie! "The Third Wheel" is a cute movie. The… More
Daniel Dolgin
Sad to see such a good cast in such a terrible movie.
"<b>The Third Wheel</b> was a lot of fun to watch. I wasn't really sure what it was going to be about, but seeing Ben and Luke on the… More
Chosen 718
Good film, great writing. Denise Richards is sexy.
Cynthia S.
I wasn't expecting much out of this but was pleasantly surprised. The movie actually had a couple of laugh out loud moments and did not rely on profanity… More