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My Best Friend's Girl Reviews

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Top Critic
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
September 19, 2008
Isolated bits don't add up to much here.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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James Berardinelli
September 19, 2008
My Best Friend's Girl isn't just a misfire; it's a misfire compounded by a chain of miscalculations, and it's hard to figure out who this could appeal to (except, perhaps, Dane Cook's fan club).
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Pete Hammond
November 20, 2008
Yet another in a continuing line of dismal Dane Cook so-called romantic comedies.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
September 19, 2008
Want to spend a seemingly endless 100 minutes watching a dullard trying to decide between a douchebag and a eunuch? Then run, don't walk, to My Best Friend's Girl, a supremely irritating movie about idiots and their dull quest for unconvincing love
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Katey Rich
September 19, 2008
It's disturbing to think of the millions of teenage boys who will laugh when he insults a girl to get her in bed, or pees in a cactus plant at a restaurant.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Eric D. Snider
September 20, 2008
The movie is mirthlessly vulgar, with only a few scattered laughs escaping from the miasma of desperation.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
Leigh Paatsch
Daily Telegraph (Australia)
October 10, 2008
A film that truly bites.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Austin Kennedy
Sin Magazine
October 8, 2008
It works much better as a comedy, but by the end, the romantic aspect has taken over and there's not much humor to be found after the first half.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Colin Fraser
FILMINK (Australia)
October 10, 2008
You should steer well clear of the nasty ideas that screenwriter Jordan Cahan has about relationships and how they work.
Charles Koplinski
Illinois Times
September 25, 2008
An insulting, wholly unpleasant excuse for a comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.0/4
Brian Orndorf
September 19, 2008
There could be a supporting turn from Will Smith, gas cards under every theater seat, and certified proof who killed JFK revealed only after the end credits and it still wouldn't salvage Cook's ability to select the worst possible starring vehicles.
Full Review | Original Score: D-
Prairie Miller
September 20, 2008
A trophy hottie who can't get enough of all the crude sexual insults this lowlife male pig - without lipstick - is dispensing as effective foreplay, while succumbing to his extreme dirty talk as the ultimate aphrodisiac.
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
September 29, 2008
[Director Howard] Deutch passes the buck to his three stars...
| Original Score: 2/5
Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)
October 9, 2008
'There's this guy, Tank, and other guys hire him to give their exes "emotional terrorism." It's a romantic comedy.''Can you throw in a cheap anti-Catholic and anti-Semitic joke? And have Tank tell some kids how to pull a brutal sexaul trick on a woman?'
Sandra Hall
Sydney Morning Herald
October 10, 2008
If you like watching anarchy in action, this exhibition has its moments, but the anti-woman humour underpinning it -- and Cook's whole performance -- does cast a pall.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Geoff Berkshire
September 21, 2008
A nauseating fraud from start to finish ... The film's level of awfulness is nothing new for Cook, but Hudson hits a new low.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
S. Jhoanna Robledo
Common Sense Media
December 31, 2010
Inane, raunchy romantic comedy inspires no love.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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Claudia Puig
USA Today
September 22, 2008
It borrows from much funnier movies such as Hitch, Wedding Crashers and My Best Friend's Wedding. Never has a romantic comedy seemed less romantic or less comedic.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye
September 23, 2008
Raunchy and wretched...profoundly unfunny and sophomoric sludge...meaningless material that wouldn't be suitable for lining your pet parrot's birdcage.
Full Review| Original Score: 1/4
Rob Humanick
Slant Magazine
September 21, 2008
My Best Friend's Girl ultimately fails to measure up to its own standards.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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