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When Harry Tries to Marry (2011)

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Average Rating: 3.4/10
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When Harry Tries to Marry is a cross-cultural romantic comedy about a young Indian-born bachelor who lives in New York City. Harry's handsome and charming, but he's cynical about love. He's never really gotten over his parents' divorce -- they were a modern Indian couple who married for love and it didn't last. So to improve his odds of living "happily ever after," Harry decides to have an arranged marriage, and asks his uncle back home in India to assist him in arranging the introduction to an

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Comedy, Romance

Oct 17, 2011

$38.3k

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If there's a fresh idea in "When Harry Tries To Marry," I couldn't find it.

April 22, 2011 Full Review Source: New York Post | Comments (5)
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Nothing new under the sun, but Padrai spices things up just enough.

April 22, 2011 Full Review Source: New York Daily News
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The larger problems are the usual ones for low-budget romcoms: haphazard plotting, clumsily staged and overly broad comedy and clunky dialogue.

April 21, 2011 Full Review Source: New York Times | Comment (1)
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Inspires little more than eye-rolling and impatient finger-tapping.

April 21, 2011 Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Comment (1)
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A bright, colorful slab of faux-multiculturalism, When Harry Tries to Marry is a substandard romantic comedy gussied up in Indian drag.

April 19, 2011 Full Review Source: Village Voice | Comments (4)
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...an egregiously familiar romantic comedy that hews far too closely to the well-worn formula that one has come to associate with films of this ilk.

November 6, 2011 Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews
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When Harry Tries to Marry shakes up the stale rom-com formula.

August 4, 2011 Full Review Source: What Would Toto Watch?
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    1. Harry: I decided to live a little, to see where life would take me.
    2. Louis: I picked House Blend, cos it was the safe choice.
    3. Theresa: How do you run from the thing that run through your mind? The faster you run, the faster it goes after you.
    4. Harry: Thanks for being such a good pal.
    5. Game Show Host: Can you tell me who you choose to arranged married to and why?
    6. Theresa: Sometimes you just want time to stand still.
    – Submitted by Van N (2 years ago)
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