When in Rome
When in Rome (2010)

Kristen Bell steps into the romantic comedy realm with When in Rome, a Buena Vista production following a lonely woman's good fortune with the opposite sex after swiping a few coins from a wishing fountain while on a vacation in Rome.… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: January 29, 2010
DVD Release Date: June 15, 2010
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Critic Score: 16% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A pair of young, attractive leads can't overcome When in Rome's reliance on unfunny gags and threadbare rom-com clichés.

A.O. Scott
New York Times

It lurches along, making Ms. Bell and Mr. Duhamel look duller than they need to.

Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

In the case of When in Rome, oh to do what the Romans used to do: Toss the bloody thing to the lions.

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Brigit Grant
Daily Express (UK)

Fun and girly are key adjectives in this movie.

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Richard Roeper
Richard Roeper.com

How do I loathe thee? Let me count the ways.

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Adam Markovitz
Entertainment Weekly

We get three acts of labored slapstick wrung from an eye-roller of a premise.

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Jeffrey Lyles
Lyles' Movie Files

My kind of romantic comedy. It's funny, a bit silly and doesn't try to set the new standard for romance in the genre. It's exactly what you expect, but in a good way.

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Stephen Farber
Hollywood Reporter

A bunch of eager performers troll for laughs that never come.

Tom Long
Detroit News

A brainless, fizzy, romantic-comedy fairy tale with a roster of acting talent far beyond expectations.

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Greg Maki
Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)

Most of the troubles come from the painfully unfunny shenanigans of Beth's magic-stricken admirers.

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Flixster Audience Score: 41% Flixster User Reviews
Jameson Worley
Critics hate it, and I totally get the things they will rip apart, but even with it's generic flaws...I really enjoyed it! I loved every second of it.… More
Jennifer Xu
Josh Duhamel is the very definition of non-personality, and Kristen Bell, who can be quite charming and naughty, came off as very one-note. There were a few… More
Wildaly M
Silly little romantic comedy.
Jim Careter
Not funny, good, or anthing else. Kristen Bell sucks, the splot was bad, and the comedy was the worst. I hated this movie with a great intensity.
Cassie Hill
Yet another adorable romantic comedy :) Kristen Bell is just too cute & a great actress :) :) :)
Manu Gino
It was better than what I expected. It's a romantic comedy with a twist. Beth is a hard working career woman whose last relationship says that she puts… More

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