Date Night (2010)



Critic Consensus: An uneasy blend of action and comedy, Date Night doesn't quite live up to the talents of its two leads, but Steve Carell and Tina Fey still manage to shine through most of the movie's flaws.

Movie Info

Steve Carell and Tina Fey star in director Shawn Levy's comedy about a couple whose routine date night becomes anything but when dinner and a movie just won't suffice anymore. Their union in imminent danger of becoming hopelessly monotonous, the desperate couple goes to unprecedented lengths in order to preserve the spark. Mark Wahlberg, James Franco, and Kristen Wiig co-star in the 20th Century Fox production.

Rating: PG-13 (for sexual and crude content throughout, language, some violence and a drug reference)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Directed By:
Written By: Josh Klausner
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 19, 2010
Box Office: $98.7M
20th Century Fox - Official Site


Steve Carell

as Phil Foster
Tina Fey

as Claire Foster
Mark Wahlberg

as Holbrooke
Taraji P. Henson

as Detective Arroyo
Jimmi Simpson

as Armstrong

as Collins
William Fichtner

as DA Frank Crenshaw
JB Smoove

as Cabbie
Kristen Wiig

as Haley Sullivan
Mark Ruffalo

as Brad Sullivan
Mila Kunis

as Whippit
Bill Burr

as Detective Walsh
Jonathan Morgan Heit

as Oliver Foster
Savannah Argenti

as Charlotte Foster
Nick Kroll

as Claw Maitre D'
Olivia Munn

as Claw Hostess
Gal Gadot

as Natanya
Darren Le Gallo

as Teaneck Waiter
J. Razor

as Peppermint Hippo Doo...
Gillian Vigman

as House-Hunting Woman
Cantor Chayim Frenkel

as House-Hunting Man
Jon Bernthal

as Young Man
Ari Graynor

as Young Woman

as Himself
Sho Brown

as VIP Thug
Jahnel Curfman

as Exotic Dancer #1
Stella Angelova

as Exotic Dancer #2
Joe Starr

as Miletto Thug #1
John Cenatiempo

as Miletto Thug #2
Katie Gill

as Claw Hottie
Michelle Galdenzi

as Claw Hottie
Stacey Scowley

as Claw Hottie
Lourdes Regala

as Book Club Member
Hal Devi

as VIP Room Bodyguard
Dani Playel

as VIP Room Dancer #1
Kat Howland

as VIP Room Dancer #2
Alandrea Martin

as VIP Room Dancer #3
Johnnie Cenatiempo

as Miletto Thug #2
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Critic Reviews for Date Night

All Critics (221) | Top Critics (42)

Fey, in particular, seems uncomfortable with the shenanigans.

Full Review… | August 19, 2010
Christian Science Monitor
Top Critic

As believable as the story is, it's strange that the filmmakers didn't do more with the talent they had on hand.

Full Review… | August 19, 2010

Date Night is only ever moderately funny; partially entertaining; quite exciting. It bears the mark of a cinematic no-mark; a bland director whose cast members deserve way better than him.

Full Review… | August 19, 2010

Levy knows better to simply stay out of the dynamic duo's way and let them do their proven thing.

Full Review… | August 19, 2010

... Works as an action-comedy precisely because its characters do not know they are in either a comedy or an action movie.

Full Review… | August 19, 2010
Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)

Ultimately, and thankfully, it's saved by its stars, who carry it all to safety as often as they can.

Full Review… | August 19, 2010

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