• R, 1 hr. 31 min.
  • Drama, Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Lake Bell
    In Theaters:
    Aug 9, 2013 Limited
    On DVD:
    Jan 21, 2014
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In a World... Reviews

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Very funny semi-satirical look at the bitchy, male-dominated world of movie trailer voice over people.

Full Review Source: 3AW | Original Score: 3/5

April 11, 2014
Philippa Hawker
Sydney Morning Herald

Writer-director Lake Bell is also the star of this quick-witted beguiling comedy of female identity, family ties and an unseen but fiercely competitive aspect of the film business.

Full Review Source: Sydney Morning Herald | Original Score: 3.5/5

April 2, 2014
Tom Clift
Concrete Playground

The entire cast operates at the top of their game. Yet it's Bell who is undeniably the main attraction.

Full Review Source: Concrete Playground | Original Score: 4/5

March 31, 2014
Simon Miraudo

Though she had to write, direct, and produce the damn thing herself, Bell finally has a film that puts her full range of comedic, rom-com-ready abilities on display.

Full Review Source: Quickflix | Original Score: 4/5

March 3, 2014
Dan Schindel
Movie Mezzanine

It will gently settle into the undistinguished ranks of history's perfectly okay works of art. I won't sing it's praises, but I don't regret watching it either.

Full Review Source: Movie Mezzanine | Original Score: C+

February 9, 2014
Kam Williams
Baret News

Father-daughter dramedy about an aspiring voiceover artist eager to follow in her deep-voiced daddy's footsteps.

| Original Score: 4/4

January 26, 2014
Allison Loring
Film School Rejects

While certainly funny and goofy, In A World... also imparts an important message about the power of voice, and Bell is clearly a voice to be heard.

Full Review Source: Film School Rejects | Original Score: B-

December 31, 2013
Corey Hall
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)

What pleasure then to find an August release that's built around real, identifiable humans, and sports a complicated but lovably flawed woman at its center.

Full Review Source: Metro Times (Detroit, MI) | Original Score: A-

December 31, 2013
Daniel Barnes
Sacramento News & Review

Although In a World... won Bell a screenwriting award at the Sundance Film Festival, what's more compelling is how well this low-key comedy exhibits her charms as an actress.

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 3/5

December 31, 2013
Richard Roeper
Chicago Sun-Times
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Can't wait to see what Lake Bell the filmmaker does next.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

December 31, 2013
Geoffrey Macnab

Much of the humour here is barbed and cynical.

Full Review Source: Independent | Original Score: 4/5

December 31, 2013
Jeffrey Lyles
Lyles' Movie Files

Take notice Hollywood, your next most promising triple threat has arrived with one of the freshest and funniest comedies this year.

Full Review Source: Lyles' Movie Files | Original Score: 8/10

November 17, 2013
Bob Strauss
Los Angeles Daily News

Actress Lake Bell's smart and funny feature-directing debut In a World... juggles sex farce, feminist critique, family conflict and showbiz satire pretty deftly.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Daily News

November 15, 2013
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

This smart, funny comedy is not just about voice-overs, it is about the massive egos of men who tend to lose sight of what is really important (family for instance) in the pursuit of their careers.

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: B

November 7, 2013
Robert Denerstein
Movie Habit

A comic director finds her voice

Full Review Source: Movie Habit

October 20, 2013
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

"unfocused and erratic, but with an undeniable charm"

Full Review Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | Original Score: 87/100

October 17, 2013
Charles Koplinski
Illinois Times

Lake a triple threat with "In a World..."

Full Review Source: Illinois Times | Original Score: 3.5/4.0

September 28, 2013
Charlotte O'Sullivan
This is London

Bell's revelation is that females (even high-achieving ones) are surprisingly likely to use a voice that suggests they're an ickle-wickle pushover.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 4/5

September 27, 2013
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

One of the most charming and delightful movies in a very long time.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 8/10

September 20, 2013
Damon Wise
Radio Times

The male-dominated world of voiceover artists is explored from a female perspective in this touching comedy from Lake Bell, who stars, writes and directs.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 5/5

September 20, 2013
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