What A Man
What A Man (2012)

This is a spirited and sweet romantic comedy about one man's attempt to prove his manhood to the woman in his life. The film tells the story of Alex, a 30 year-old schoolteacher whose live-in girlfriend dumps him for a manlier man. The… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: November 30, 2012
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Critic Score: 50% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ronnie Scheib

A by-the-numbers romantic comedy.

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Andy Webster
New York Times

It may hit all-too-familiar notes, but its sureness of tone makes Mr. Schweighöfer a talent to watch.

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Brent Simon

An unlikely and generally winning if utterly formulaic blend of male fretfulness and romantic bloom rooted in friendship... but in German!

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Sheri Linden
Los Angeles Times

With its stock characters and low-expectation high jinks, the German import "What a Man" could have been fabricated on the Hollywood rom-com assembly line.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Notwithstanding its slavish adherence to familiar genre conventions, the film nonetheless makes for reasonably fun viewing, thanks to its off-kilter humor and the chemistry exhibited by Scheweighofer and Kekilli.

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Rob Hunter
Film School Rejects

A smart, funny, sweet and well-acted romantic comedy.

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Farran Smith Nehme
New York Post

The plot is predictable, as complications line up like jets awaiting takeoff. Even the camera work is predictable ...

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Michael Nordine
Village Voice

Mostly harmless but also irksome in its bland simplicity ...

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Flixster Audience Score: 33% Flixster User Reviews
Jesse Ortega
If you ever wanted to know if there are any differences between American romantic comedies and German romantic comedies, then this film be a very poor choice,… More