Brittany Runs a Marathon Reviews

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October 3, 2019
Brittany Runs a Marathon is a film about struggle and strife. Yes, it's also about a woman going from clinically obese to running the New York City marathon, but that's not the real struggle here. It's a film about learning to love yourself.
October 1, 2019
Brittany Runs a Marathon never goes for the low hanging fruit. There are laughs to be had, but all based on reality and accompanied by a pang of sorrow.
September 25, 2019
Bell's performance holds it all together.
September 21, 2019
Brittany Runs a Marathon is a funny, surprisingly tender character study about what happens when you want to be better than you are ... and what that even means.
September 20, 2019
The main character was completely inauthentic which made it hard to care about her. It's never a good sign when every time a side character comes on screen you wish you could follow them into a different film.
September 20, 2019
What we're left with is uplifting nonsense for the kind of people who have never had to exist inside of a fat body, and God, is it exhausting.
September 20, 2019
Anchored by Jillian Bell's unexpectedly impressive performance...
September 20, 2019
Woman makes over her life in heartfelt but mature dramedy.
September 16, 2019
A motivational and hilarious comedy about striking the right balance to enjoy life at its fullest. Jillian Bell is sensational. [Full Review in Spanish]
September 16, 2019
[It] practically qualifies as a modern moviemaking miracle.
September 15, 2019
When Brittany Runs a Marathon sticks to Brittany... well, running a marathon, it moves with plenty of laughs and relatable commentary. I mean, you can never go wrong with a movie with the line, "it's New York City, of course I've slept on a rat."
September 13, 2019
It's pretty much what you might expect it to be based on the poster and trailer, a mildly edgy vehicle that positions [Jillian] Bell as an unconventional, sometimes unlikable but generally accessible vessel for the audience's empathy.
September 13, 2019
[Jillian] Bell's performance as Brittany is spot on, and the bumps and cracks in the road eventually lead "Marathon" to a third act that is worth the journey.
September 13, 2019
Never quite crosses the finish line.
September 13, 2019
Thanks to Colaizzo's sharp script and a wonderful lead performance from Jillian Bell, Brittany Runs a Marathon is positively delightful, a rare comedy that doesn't gloss over the often painful challenges one faces in changing one's life for the better.
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.
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