When Harry Tries to Marry (2011)



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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 … More

Rating: PG-13 (adult situations/language, sex)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Directed By:
Written By: Nayan Padrai, Ralph Stein
On DVD: Oct 17, 2011
Box Office: $38.3k
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Critic Reviews for When Harry Tries to Marry

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (5)

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

Full Review… | April 22, 2011
New York Post
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Nothing new under the sun, but Padrai spices things up just enough.

Full Review… | April 22, 2011
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.

Full Review… | April 21, 2011
New York Times
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Inspires little more than eye-rolling and impatient finger-tapping.

Full Review… | April 21, 2011
Time Out
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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.

Full Review… | April 19, 2011
Village Voice
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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.

Full Review… | November 6, 2011
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