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Seeing Other People (2004)



Average Rating: 5.1/10
Critic Reviews: 14
Fresh: 6 | Rotten: 8

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Directed by Wallace Wolodarsky, Seeing Other People features Jay Mohr and Julianne Nicholson as Ed and Alice, a soon-to-be married couple with one rather significant problem facing them: Alice doesn't think she's had enough sex to excuse settling down with one man for the rest of her life. Though reluctant, Ed agrees, at Alice's insistence, to have a premarital free-for-all of sorts; a period in which both Alice and Ed are allowed to explore sexual and emotional relationships with other people.


Comedy, Romance


M. Wallace Wolodarsky, Maya Forbes

Aug 17, 2004

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All Critics (35) | Top Critics (15) | Fresh (13) | Rotten (20) | DVD (4)

There's a lost-and-found innocence in their characters which Ms. Nicholson and Mr. Mohr express beautifully.

May 20, 2004 Full Review Source: New York Observer
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... sharp, sometimes nasty and truly funny ...

May 13, 2004 Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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Premise sounds implausible, but Nicholson's thorough rendering of Alice as a willowy, intelligent and more than a bit self-deluded naif puts it over.

May 10, 2004 Full Review Source: Variety
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A premise that is equal parts silly and cynical is stretched over 90 uncomfortable minutes, hitting just about every relationship cliché imaginable with incongruous spurts of graphic sex talk spiking the mostly ho-hum dialogue.

May 7, 2004
New York Post
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It lacks the wit and depth to make it anything more than a mediocre tale of Hollywood malcontents.

May 7, 2004 Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger
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This whiny, unpleasant comedy of infidelity makes a good case for staying celibate with the phone unplugged.

May 7, 2004 Full Review Source: New York Daily News
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...possesses the feel and tone of a typical sitcom, albeit a sitcom with several distinctly R-rated quirks.

November 22, 2006 Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews
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Silly sex farce involving self-absorbed people.

July 8, 2004 Full Review Source: Compuserve

dwells on the realistic effects of a fairly ridiculous idea - one that is clearly better suited to farce

May 16, 2004 Full Review Source:

The great cast should work together again on a project that aspires to be more than just pleasent. Not a bad movie, just a little too obvious.

May 15, 2004 Full Review Source:

The snappy one-liners, stereotypical characters, and labored narrative contrivances are all here in this episodic romantic comedy -- all that's missing are commercial breaks.

May 14, 2004

It's a credit to that talent that this film, with it's completely implausible plot, never loses the audience, delving cleverly into male and female nature for some good belly laughs and, dare I say it, some thought-provoking insights as well.

May 11, 2004 Full Review Source: Film Threat
Film Threat

A genial, harmless, uneventful little film that will have you smiling while you're also thinking about what to get for dinner after it ends.

May 9, 2004 Full Review Source:

It's not only sexy, clever and well-acted by a fine cast of mostly TV actors, but it's also a grown-up comedy about honest-to-God grown ups.

May 7, 2004 Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide
TV Guide's Movie Guide

A hit-and-miss sex farce that, though recognizably independent and refreshingly raunchy, could've benefited from less sitcomy slickness.

May 7, 2004 Full Review Source: Los Angeles Daily News
Los Angeles Daily News

Sharply scripted, well cast and good-looking on a budget, Seeing Other People is a sex comedy full of insights about monogamy, promiscuity and other human endeavors.

May 7, 2004 Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine
Boxoffice Magazine

This small-scale flick manages a kind of knowing intimacy in its only slightly exaggerated characters and situations...

May 7, 2004 Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher
Flick Filosopher

In the end, it's an okay comedy of manners, but it offers no insight or surprises to add to the book of love.

May 7, 2004 Full Review Source: E! Online
E! Online

Audience Reviews for Seeing Other People

[font=Century Gothic]"Seeing Other People" is about Alice(Julianne Nicholson) and Ed(Jay Mohr) who have just gotten engaged after dating each other for five years.(There is also a lull in their sexual relations.) Alice recognizes her lack of sexual experience and that this might be her last chance to have random sexual encounters before she marries(like that would stop anything...), so she suggests her and Ed should see other people. Ed reluctantly agrees.[/font]

"Seeing Other People" is a tired, unfunny, predictable comedy that supposedly comes down on the side of monogamy but is also strangely less than thrilled with marriage.(Ed and Alice are probably happy until they got engaged and there is not a happily married couple around for miles. All of which brought back unhappy memories of "The Last Married Couple"(1980) starring Natalie Wood and George Segal.) But Julianne Nicholson does have an awkward sort of charm; Jay Mohr deserves better; and Lauren Graham should do amusingly illegal things to her agent for getting her parts in garbage like this.

And could somebody please explain why Andy Richter was given his very own subplot?
June 24, 2005
Walter M.

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