Brittany Runs a Marathon Reviews

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September 12, 2019
[Jillian Bell] deserves her own showcase and delivers on the laughs here, especially in the scenes between Brittany and her running pals.
September 11, 2019
[Jillian] Bell dominates Brittany Runs a Marathon with an honest performance. Audiences will feel those endorphins kick in just in time to hail [it] an undisputed winner.
September 11, 2019
The highest mountain Brittany has to climb is getting over herself, a struggle Bell makes poignantly, piercingly real in her performance and that takes the film into its darkest yet most relatable moments.
September 11, 2019
Jillian Bell's tetchy performance and Brittany's complicated inner workings deserve more than the shapeless sludge this film provides for them.
September 10, 2019
A film that sometimes tries a little too hard to be inspirational but manages to give you all the feels all the same.
September 9, 2019
Much of the drama in a story about a woman turning her life around through running huffs and puffs trying to catch its own ambitions... Yet it's remarkably funny, downright inspirational, and none of the things that have made summer comedies such a bore.
September 8, 2019
"Brittany Runs A Marathon" gives away its premise in the title, but truth be told, nothing is actually given away. The movie, written and directed by Paul Downs Colaizzo, delivers surprises and emotional complexity at every turn.
September 7, 2019
While moviegoers can identify with Brittany's plight, the earnest and emotionally calculated screenplay predictably softens its edges, especially during the titular tacked-on climax.
September 6, 2019
[W]hat should be an old-school audience pleaser winds up being a much more complicated film that is often at odds with itself.
September 6, 2019
A decent enough crowd-pleaser, but hardly a groundbreaking one.
September 6, 2019
A truly enjoyable experience that is inspirational, heartwarming, and gut-bustlingly funny yet never comes off as overly preachy
September 6, 2019
Quick-witted and funny, Brittany is likable because she embodies so many insecurities everyone experiences.
September 6, 2019
I fell in love with Brittany, her story, the other characters & this movie. But mostly I fell in love with Jillian Bell. She gave my favorite acting performance of the year.
September 6, 2019
Brittany's ups and downs are good medicine for anyone suffering from the human condition. It's a story with emotional resonance. And, a very good night at the movies.
September 6, 2019
By the end, I was laughing and in tears, fully invested in Brittany's journey-as both a runner and a person.
September 6, 2019
The uplifting ending that a movie like this is aiming for is as obvious as, well, the finish line at the New York City marathon. But writer-director Paul Downs Colaizzo lets his debut film take a few unexpected detours along the way.
September 6, 2019
Still, Brittany has plenty to recommend it. Not the least of the movie's triumphs revolves around the performance of Jillian Bell.
September 6, 2019
Sometimes we all need that one film that feels familiar and is a welcoming comfort. Brittany Runs a Marathon is that kind of film.
September 6, 2019
'Brittany Runs a Marathon' is a film not so much about how others see you, but how you view yourself. It's a movie about body shape and weight and the notions created by people who mostly judge us by how we look.
September 5, 2019
All this may sound like a tall order, but despite a few missteps Brittany Runs a Marathon delivers the uplifting goods.
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