Along Came Polly


Along Came Polly

Critics Consensus

Though the supporting actors are funny, Stiller and Aniston don't make a believable couple, and the gross-out humor is gratuitous.



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Risk-averse Reuben Feffer, whose best-laid plans for life and love careen wildly off-track when his bride dumps him on their honeymoon for a muscle-bound scuba instructor. Stunned, humiliated and in the grip of acute indigestion, Reuben plans to play it safer than ever. But a chance adventure with an adventure-craving childhood friend named Polly, shoots him into a whirlwind of extreme sports, spicy foods, ferrets, salsa dancing and living in the moment.


Ben Stiller
as Reuben Feffer
Jennifer Aniston
as Polly Prince
Debra Messing
as Lisa Kramer
Alec Baldwin
as Stan Indursky
Bryan Brown
as Leland Van Lew
Jsu Garcia
as Javier
Michelle Lee
as Vivian Feffer
Michelle Reis
as Vivian Feffer
Bob Dishy
as Irving Feffer
Missi Pyle
as Roxanne
Masi Oka
as Wonsuk
Amy Hohn
as Cheryl
Cheryl Hines
as Catering Manager
Caroline Aaron
as Wedding Coordinator
Christina Kirk
as Party Hostess
Todd Stashwick
as Security Officer
Robb Skyler
as Basketball Player
Eddie Conna
as Basketball Player
Bruce Nozick
as Executive Chef
Mark Adair-Rios
as Cake Decorator
Michael Shamberg
as Van Lew Executive
Nick Jameson
as Van Lew Executive
Richard Willgrubs
as AFLAC Executive
Richard Assad
as Indian Waiter
Ronald Hunter
as Peanut Vendor
Nicholas Benevento
as Wedding Photographer
Jeffrey Ross
as Wedding Band Leader
Mitch Silpa
as J.C. Superstar Director
Robert M. Koch
as Partygoer
Mark Ramos Nishita
as Salsa Band Leader
Carmit Bachar
as Salsa Dancer
Marco De La Cruz
as Salsa Dancer
Alison Faulk
as Salsa Dancer
Gustavo Vargas
as Salsa Dancer
Tomasina Parrott
as Salsa Dancer
Allen Walls
as Salsa Dancer
Rudy Zalez
as Salsa Dancer
Paul Blazeak
as Salsa Band Member
Richard Barron
as Salsa Band Member
George Balmaseda
as Salsa Band Member
Leslie Drayton
as Salsa Band Member
José Espinosa
as Salsa Band Member
Walter Miranda
as Salsa Band Member
Alfredo Ortiz
as Salsa Band Member
Phillip Ranelin
as Salsa Band Member
Michael Wong
as Salsa Band Member
Adrienne Ash
as J.C. Superstar Singer
Christine Barger
as J.C. Superstar Singer
Toni Blair
as J.C. Superstar Singer
Eugenia Care
as J.C. Superstar Singer
Mari Endo
as J.C. Superstar Singer
Mike Fujimoto
as J.C. Superstar Singer
Gustavo Hernández
as J.C. Superstar Singer
Monique Jongs
as J.C. Superstar Singer
Anjulie Marriott
as J.C. Superstar Singer
Jeffrey Sherrard
as J.C. Superstar Singer
Ryan Cross
as J.C. Superstar Band Member
Anthony King
as J.C. Superstar Band Member
Vernon Neilly
as J.C. Superstar Band Member
Stu Silverstein
as J.C. Superstar Band Member
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  • Dec 28, 2012
    Nothing special. For some reason, Reuben (Ben Stiller) decides to date Polly (Jennifer Aniston). For some other reason, opposites attract. "Along came Polly" reminds me of another Aniston movie - "Friends wuth Money".
    Red L Super Reviewer
  • Oct 12, 2012
    Well meaning but ultimately stilted (and supposedly) comic piece about opposites attracting that sadly fails. Hoffman (unusually cast), Baldwin and Azaria endeavour mightily to shock the dead here in secondary roles but the film's strict adherence to the well worn formula kills any laffs 5 minutes before the punchline arrives. Only for blue, blue days.
    Kevin M. W Super Reviewer
  • May 14, 2012
    funny but the humour is all over the place. stiller isn't all that good and aniston is miscast to say the least. if the film had toned down the gross humour and actually focused a little more on the characters this could have worked
    Brendan N Super Reviewer
  • Oct 10, 2011
    Along Came Polly was a disappointment for me. I expected something very funny, and very well done. Unfortunately this film has minor laughs and wasted good cast on a terrible film. This film could have been much better, unfortunately it misses the mark. Along Came Polly could have been a good film, unfortunately the films ideas fall apart halfway through the film, and the film become tiresome and boring after a while. Along Came Polly could have been a good comedy, but the jokes simply fall flat, and most of them aren't that good to begin with. At times, I did laugh, but this is a fairly forgettable film that really has nothing good going for it. The film could have been much better, and it shows. I wasted my time watching this, and this one of the worst comedies that I have seen. I felt very bored watching the film, and half the time the jokes were so pathetic that it was painful. The film is barely funny, and when it is, it's too little, too late. The film is a missed opportunity, and despite its good cast, fails to be funny or entertaining. Along Came Polly misses the mark in terms of a good comedy. The jokes don't hold up, and most of try too hard at getting a laugh out of you. The film doesn't really do anything that's interesting or entertaining. I was bored watching it, and though it had some good laughs, it wasn't enough to be an effective comedy. In terms of a good comedy, Along Came Polly is not that film. The film is awful and the cast is wasted on such a poor script.
    Alex r Super Reviewer

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