• R, 1 hr. 31 min.
  • Drama, Comedy
  • Directed By:    Julie Delpy
  • In Theaters:    Aug 10, 2012 Limited
  • On DVD:    Nov 13, 2012
  • Magnolia Pictures

2 Days in New York Reviews

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Al Alexander
The Patriot Ledger
May 26, 2013

There are a lot of laugh-out-loud scenes, but few hold together well enough to make for a smooth-flowing narrative equal to '2 Days in Paris.'

Full Review | Original Score: C+
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
December 4, 2012

This very funny, very smart comedy about New York intellectuals meeting a French invasion of sorts is much like a Woody Allen film, but it is written and directed by Julie Delpy.

Full Review | Original Score: B
Jim Schembri
November 26, 2012

Rock tries playing it straight, but can't help himself; Delpy is lovably daffy; the film has a breezy, honest air.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Margaret Pomeranz
At the Movies (Australia)
November 22, 2012

I started out thinking this is really forced and then I thought it was really self consciously cute and then I thought it was really unfunny and then I got to the point of hating it and then I wanted her to die.

Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
David Stratton
At the Movies (Australia)
November 22, 2012

This is a catastrophically unfunny sequel in which the possibilities for a French-American culture clash are quickly doomed by the cruelly unfunny dialogue and some very bad performances.

Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Peter Galvin
November 22, 2012

Episodic and sluggishly paced, 2 Days in New York has no drive and no story tension and for some that won't matter since the film's manic energy seems to derive from the fact that everyone here talks fast and loud and often...

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Cara Nash
FILMINK (Australia)
November 20, 2012

Delpy seems fascinated by the way that time and life experience change people's perceptions and attitudes, but not their cores.

Simon Miraudo
November 20, 2012

Julie Delpy's smartest move as a director is to feature Julie Delpy so prominently in her films. That endless reservoir of charm is drawn from yet again in her latest effort, an unnecessary but not unappealing sequel.

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Ed Gibbs
The Sunday Age
November 19, 2012

Delpy is unlikely to set the world on fire with these farcical outings of the absurd, but it's a pleasure to see her back onscreen, doing what she loves.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
November 18, 2012

A misguided breezy offbeat sitcom, that visits all the wrong places."

Full Review | Original Score: C
Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile
November 18, 2012

A meandering, spineless set of comedic sketches. Much is made of things like the name Mingus rhyming with cunnilingus, part of the general tone of candid sexual referencing that jars - not because it's shocking but because it is pointless

Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile
November 18, 2012

In a misconceived dallying with culture clash, Julie Delpy's exploration in this disappointing follow up to 2 Days in Paris never even gets close to taking off

Brent Simon
Shared Darkness
November 1, 2012

A witty, winning new comedy of relationships and culture-clash that eschews complicated plotting to instead luxuriate in a fresh, fun, wound-up energy all its own.

Full Review | Original Score: B
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
October 26, 2012

Sitcom woes and hackneyed biography...

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Tricia Olszewski
Washington City Paper
October 5, 2012

Like Woody Allen on speed, only with neuroses flipped into cocksureness and everyone bickering, bickering, bickering until you want to reach into the screen and punch them all in the face. It's nails on a chalkboard.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
September 27, 2012

The style is much looser and more prone to take stylistic chances (which, fortunately, pay off).

Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Kimberley Jones
Austin Chronicle
September 21, 2012

This ebullient domestic comedy fairly radiates with a runner's high.

Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Tom Long
Detroit News
Top Critic
September 14, 2012

The laughs come fast and breezy, just as Delpy intends.

Full Review | Original Score: B
Amanda Mae Meyncke
Top Critic
September 12, 2012

While it's nowhere near a perfect film, 2 Days in New York is worth seeing, not only for the comedy but also for the realism of the smaller moments.

Full Review | Original Score: B-
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
Top Critic
September 6, 2012

[Delpy] and Rock, in the midst of free-flying French chaos, find a sweet chemistry together ...

Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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