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New York City architect Natalie works hard to get noticed at her job but is more likely to be asked to deliver coffee and bagels than to design the city's next skyscraper. And if things weren't bad enough, Natalie-a lifelong cynic when it comes to love-has an encounter with a mugger that renders her unconscious, waking to discover that her life has suddenly become her worst nightmare-a romantic comedy. And she is the leading lady.
Comedy Fantasy Romantic - While a satire of romantic comedies, it also is one itself, albeit
with a bit more edge. Rebel Wilson and Adam Devine fans should enjoy
though Liam Hemsworth and especially Priyanka Chopra fans may be
disappointed by their much more limited screen time. Language and
suggestive humor may make the material too strong for parents of
Roger EbertFull Review Above Average By the end, it all feels like overkill, and the movie barely lasts 90 minutes (and couldn't have sustained its central gimmick much longer). But your face will hurt from smiling so hard—and you may even have a toothache afterward.
Slant MagazineFull Review Average ...sputters through its second half, it delivers some clever moments... But as the film becomes increasingly reliant on predictable narrative tropes, trading its once relentless cheekiness for mawkish stabs at self-help sermonizing, it essentially evolves into the very thing it set out to parody.
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OPINION OVERVIEW The following is the original "What's Worth
Watching" write-up for this movie.
Based on a theater exit polling of 43 moviegoers:
TEENS: Seven of the nine ladies loved "Isn't It Romantic." The remaining two rated it "good/average" (enjoyable but nothing special or memorable).
TWENTYSOMETHINGS: The lone male felt it was only a "good/average" movie (enjoyable but nothing special or memorable). Nine of the ten ladies loved this movie or enjoyed it very much.
ADULTS: Three of the four males loved it, but the female reviews aren't that great. Only 25% loved it with another 30% enjoying it very much. Unfortunately, another 25% felt it was only a "good/average" movie. The remaining 18%, or so, actually disliked it somewhat. It's unusual for any movie to receive reviews of "poor."