• PG-13, 1 hr. 44 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Peyton Reed
    In Theaters:
    Dec 19, 2008 Wide
    On DVD:
    Apr 7, 2009
  • Warner Bros. Pictures/Village Roadshow


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Yes Man Reviews

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Ben Kenigsberg
Time Out Chicago

As self-help comedy, the movie is no more overdetermined than its own highbrow counterpart, Happy-Go-Lucky.

Full Review Source: Time Out Chicago | Original Score: 3/5

October 6, 2011
Simon Reynolds
Digital Spy

It's a decent enough time-killer for Carrey fans and those after something light and non-taxing after a heavy Christmas Day feast.

Full Review Source: Digital Spy | Original Score: 3/5

July 14, 2011
Dave White

I have to admit that it was pretty funny a lot of the time.

Full Review Source: Movies.com | Original Score: 4.5/5

April 4, 2011
Eric D. Snider

As much as I try to convince myself I'm tired of Jim Carrey, darn it, he almost always amuses me.

Full Review Source: EricDSnider.com | Original Score: B-

April 4, 2011
William Goss

A ready-made Christmas-time crowd-pleaser that pretty much plays it safe, even in its cruder moments, and will be in circulation on cable soon enough.

Full Review Source: Cinematical

December 17, 2009
Sonny Bunch
Washington Times

Mr. Carrey's performance is a return to the rubber-faced roles that dominated multiplexes in the mid- to late '90s, and that's not necessarily a good thing.

Full Review Source: Washington Times | Original Score: 2/4

August 30, 2009
Anders Wotzke

Yes Man is proof that reverse psychology works; No, it's not worth seeing because, no, it's not that funny.

Full Review Source: Moviedex | Original Score: 2.5/5

August 2, 2009

The benefits of grounding comedy in reality are never-ending, and Yes Man takes advantage of most of them. Peyton Reed is officially one of my favorite comic directors.

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

May 31, 2009
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

[The] writers...pay lip service to the dark side of 'yes,' but don't do enough to explore what could have made the film more than a bouncy entertainment. [Blu-ray]

Full Review Source: Groucho Reviews | Original Score: 2.5/4

May 25, 2009
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...Jim Carrey's most entertaining comedy since 1997's Liar Liar...

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 2.5/4

May 21, 2009
Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies

I found myself having a few pleasant chuckles but still frustrated at the movie for not bothering with telling a story that hasn't already been told a million times before.

Full Review Source: Window to the Movies | Original Score: 5/10

April 24, 2009
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views

A film that has little plot until the last act, yet Carrey rises above it to bring it to an acceptable level.

Full Review Source: Movie Views

April 19, 2009
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...a pleasant surprise: a romantic comedy that is cute, amiable, and winning without being excessively tedious, saccharine, or gross.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 7/10

April 3, 2009
Sean McBride
Sean the Movie Guy

we won't be awarding points for originality, but sometimes the familiar can be just fine

Full Review Source: Sean the Movie Guy | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 1, 2009
Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

Sporadically funny, mostly amusing and harmless.

Full Review Source: NYC Movie Guru | Original Score: 6/10

January 31, 2009
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Peyton Reed peca por jamais conseguir definir o tom que pretende empregar.

Full Review Source: Cinema em Cena | Original Score: 3/5

January 30, 2009
Cole Smithey

Jim Carrey's career has succumbed to painfully mediocre comedies and genre missteps for so long that "Yes Man" barely registers even as you're watching it.

Full Review Source: ColeSmithey.com | Original Score: C-

January 9, 2009
Eddie Cockrell
Sydney Morning Herald

The most even-keeled, pleasant and mainstream movie Jim Carrey has made in many a moon.

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

January 8, 2009
David Stratton
The Australian

Numbingly predictable and not as filled with action as the misleading poster suggests.

Full Review Source: The Australian | Original Score: 1.5/5

January 8, 2009
Philip Wilding
Empire Magazine

It's charming enough with some nice comedy touches, but the initially intriguing premise is soon railroaded out of sight by its desire to conform to a tried-and-tested cinematic formula.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

January 5, 2009
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