• PG-13, 1 hr. 28 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Vicky Jenson
    In Theaters:
    Aug 21, 2009 Wide
    On DVD:
    Jan 12, 2010
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures


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Post Grad Reviews

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Michael Dequina

Ho-hum stuff.

Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com | Original Score: 1/4

January 25, 2014
Leah Rozen
People Magazine

Like festive icing on a plain vanilla cake, a fun cast and offbeat humor hugely increase the palatability of Post Grad.

Full Review Source: People Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 10, 2013
Alaina O'Connor
TV Guide's Movie Guide

With a formulaic plot and uninspiring dialogue, not even Mr. Mom can help the film stay afloat.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 1.5/4

June 10, 2013
Cliff Doerksen
Chicago Reader
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Director Vicky Jenson has a sitcom script on her hands and proceeds accordingly.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

June 10, 2013
Dave White

It acts like the audience knows nothing about how humans behave or find jobs or keep them or have romantic relationships or exist in families.

Full Review Source: Movies.com | Original Score: 0.5/5

April 4, 2011
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Director Vicky Jenson has infused Post Grad with all the subtlety and substance of a garden-variety sitcom...

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 2/4

February 12, 2011
Peter Bradshaw

There's certainly a lot of material there but none of the comedy works in any way at all and Keaton is a dead zone at the centre of the film.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 1/5

January 5, 2010
Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

Vicky Jenson's attempt at a go-getting romcom is a tragic underachiever on the com front: the rent-a-quirk characters feel like a Little Miss Sunshine tribute act gone wrong.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph | Original Score: 1/5

January 5, 2010
Wendy Ide
Times [UK]

he try-hard quirkiness and clunky screenwriting starts to grate after just a few minutes. By the final act, it's not unlike having bamboo splinters inserted under your fingernails.

Full Review Source: Times [UK] | Original Score: 1/5

January 5, 2010
Philip French
Observer [UK]

A clumsily scripted, misfiring affair.

Full Review Source: Observer [UK]

January 5, 2010

Heat Magazine

The level of humour is summed up by the scene where a dead cat is buried in a pizza box.

| Original Score: 2/5

January 5, 2010
Tim Evans
Sky Movies

This lame family-centric comedy desperately wants to be Little Miss Sunshine but ends up - by virtue of the bizarre cast of unfunny characters - like Invasion of the Body Snatchers.

Full Review Source: Sky Movies | Original Score: 2/5

January 5, 2010
Neil Smith
Total Film

One bland, listless slog.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 2/5

January 5, 2010
Trevor Johnston
Radio Times

The film is never flat-out terrible - just thoroughly bland.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 2/5

January 5, 2010
David Edwards
Daily Mirror [UK]

While there's little to hate, there's almost nothing to like in a film this anodyne. The jokes aren't funny, the performances are middling and the storyline predictable.

Full Review Source: Daily Mirror [UK] | Original Score: 2/5

January 5, 2010
Anthony Quinn

Post Grad is trying to reproduce the wackily dysfunctional manners of family life that made Little Miss Sunshine a hit, but hasn't the charm, the jokes or, significantly, the nerve.

Full Review Source: Independent | Original Score: 1/5

January 5, 2010
Nicholas Barber
Independent on Sunday

It's not a bad topic for a comedy, especially in the current economic climate, but the film-makers don't have the faintest idea what to do with it.

Full Review Source: Independent on Sunday

January 5, 2010
Matthew Turner

A badly written, poorly directed and frequently excruciating comedy-drama that squanders both its talented cast and its potentially interesting premise.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 1/5

January 5, 2010
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

A corny script and lifeless direction undermine what could have been a potentially enjoyable coming-of-age film about a young woman who thinks she has her life sorted out. Despite the talented cast, the film can only barely generate a smile.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 1.5/5

January 5, 2010
Mike McCahill

It's of note chiefly for giving likeable performers not one worthwhile thing to do between them.

Full Review Source: Scotsman | Original Score: 1/5

January 5, 2010
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