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Date Night (2010)

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Critic Consensus: An uneasy blend of action and comedy, Date Night doesn't quite live up to the talents of its two leads, but Steve Carell and Tina Fey still manage to shine through most of the movie's flaws.

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Steve Carell and Tina Fey star in director Shawn Levy's comedy about a couple whose routine date night becomes anything but when dinner and a movie just won't suffice anymore. Their union in imminent danger of becoming hopelessly monotonous, the desperate couple goes to unprecedented lengths in order to preserve the spark. Mark Wahlberg, James Franco, and Kristen Wiig co-star in the 20th Century Fox production.

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Cast

Steve Carell
as Phil Foster
Tina Fey
as Claire Foster
Mark Wahlberg
as Holbrooke
Taraji P. Henson
as Detective Arroyo
Jimmi Simpson
as Armstrong
Common
as Collins
William Fichtner
as DA Frank Crenshaw
JB Smoove
as Cabbie
Kristen Wiig
as Haley Sullivan
Mark Ruffalo
as Brad Sullivan
Mila Kunis
as Whippit
Bill Burr
as Detective Walsh
Jonathan Morgan Heit
as Oliver Foster
Savannah Argenti
as Charlotte Foster
Nick Kroll
as Claw Maitre D'
Olivia Munn
as Claw Hostess
Gal Gadot
as Natanya
Darren Le Gallo
as Teaneck Waiter
J. Razor
as Peppermint Hippo Doorman
Gillian Vigman
as House-Hunting Woman
Cantor Chayim Frenkel
as House-Hunting Man
Jon Bernthal
as Young Man
Ari Graynor
as Young Woman
will.i.am
as Himself
Sho Brown
as VIP Thug
Jahnel Curfman
as Exotic Dancer #1
Stella Angelova
as Exotic Dancer #2
Joe Starr
as Miletto Thug #1
John Cenatiempo
as Miletto Thug #2
Katie Gill
as Claw Hottie
Michelle Galdenzi
as Claw Hottie
Stacey Scowley
as Claw Hottie
Hal Devi
as VIP Room Bodyguard
Dani Playel
as VIP Room Dancer #1
Kat Howland
as VIP Room Dancer #2
Alandrea Martin
as VIP Room Dancer #3
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Critic Reviews for Date Night

All Critics (220) | Top Critics (43)

Fey, in particular, seems uncomfortable with the shenanigans.

January 3, 2011 | Rating: D | Full Review…
Christian Science Monitor
Top Critic

Fey and Carell are better than this, but when the other options in the action-romcom territory include such efforts as The Bounty Hunter, who's complaining?

April 22, 2010 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
Time Out
Top Critic

Fey, in particular, finds herself in the situation of a prima ballerina unaccountably dancing with the Rockettes.

April 12, 2010
New Yorker
Top Critic

In three or four scenes, they get a rhythm going, but the editing is smash-and-bash. Shawn Levy is not a director who honors performers' rhythms.

April 12, 2010 | Full Review…
New York Magazine/Vulture
Top Critic

Tina Fey is really funny. Steve Carell is really funny. Date Night stars Tina Fey and Steve Carell. Ergo, Date Night must be really ... sorry, I wish it worked that way almost as much as the studios do. But no.

April 9, 2010 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
Globe and Mail
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Its slapstick story of a married couple enduring outrageous fortune offers a lot of laughs, a bit of romance and plenty for either sex to relate to.

April 9, 2010 | Rating: B | Full Review…
Detroit News
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Audience Reviews for Date Night

½

It got me some laughs so it was worth it. Plus, they're quite charismatic.

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½

It's what happens when Steve Carell and Tina Fey remake Revolutionary Road.

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