License to Wed - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

License to Wed Reviews

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Jonathan W. Hickman
Entertainment Insiders
July 14, 2007
It's a shame that Robin Williams continues to take roles that exploit and water down his talent.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
July 2, 2007
Somewhere along the way, somebody should have pulled this License, at least until the writers found funnier stuff for everybody to do.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Ali Gray
TheShiznit.co.uk
November 3, 2012
I would honestly rather watch the Holocaust In Colour than sit through this again.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
July 3, 2007
No matter how hard I try, I'm finding it difficult to write anything positive about License to Wed. This movie is bad from top to bottom, front to back, and start to finish.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Pete Hammond
Maxim
July 6, 2007
If for any reason your wife or girlfriend - or both - try to drag you to this thing, break up with them instead. It would be less painful.
| Original Score: .5/5
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Ella Taylor
Village Voice
July 5, 2007
A blitzed-looking man stumbling out of a screening of this dreadful excuse for unromantic comedy volunteered that the best part of the movie was when Robin Williams got socked in the jaw. Couldn't agree more...
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
July 4, 2007
The trials Ben and Sadie go through are nothing compared to the obstacle course inflicted on the audience, who has to work very hard to find anything entertaining or enjoyable.
| Original Score: C
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Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
July 3, 2007
You'd never know from License to Wed that Krasinski is a big asset to The Office. Here, playing an unappealing male lead, he merely smugs his way through the assignment.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
June 30, 2007
Comedies don't get much lamer than License to Wed. Working from a flawed premise with characters lacking credibility and plot turns more moronic than funny, the movie flatlines in about five minutes.
Tim Grierson
Screen International
July 31, 2007
Two up-and-coming stars get left at the cinematic altar.
Edward Douglas
ComingSoon.net
June 29, 2007
Another by-the-books exercise in formula romantic comedies ... no surprises and no real reason to have to subject yourself to this.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press
July 3, 2007
It used to be annoying when Robin Williams insisted on wrecking comedies with his overbearing shtick. Now, it's just sad and pathetic.
| Original Score: 1/4
Nick Schager
Slant Magazine
July 1, 2007
The only amusing thing about License to Wed is the idea that it's supposed to be funny in the first place.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Kam Williams
NewsBlaze
July 8, 2007
Looks like Robin Williams has replaced Cuba Gooding, Jr. as the kiss of death on the set of any comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com
July 2, 2007
One of the year's worst comedies, and in a year that has already contained 'Norbit' and 'Wild Hogs,' that's saying something.
Full Review | Original Score: F
Jeff Bayer
The Scorecard Review
March 3, 2008
As someone engaged, I felt they disrespected what marriage can and should mean. And most importantly, I'm offended at their attempt at cringe-worthy humor.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/10
Heather Huntington
ReelzChannel.com
August 25, 2008
Sadly, License to Wed lived up to my expectations 100%. That is to say, it was unfunny and uninspired.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
Brian Orndorf
eFilmCritic.com
July 2, 2007
It makes marriage look like the biggest mistake of all time, and the multiplex a prison from which there is no escape.
Full Review | Original Score: D-
Kit Bowen
Hollywood.com
July 6, 2007
You know you're in trouble when the outtakes during the end credits are the best part.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Prairie Miller
Long Island Press
July 6, 2007
Williams doing his bad boy standup comic cleric routine with relish, can be counted as performing an act of salvation on a movie desperately in need of such not quite divine intervention.
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