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Date Night Reviews

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Jeff Beck
October 1, 2012
As believable as the story is, it's strange that the filmmakers didn't do more with the talent they had on hand.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Ali Gray
September 28, 2012
Date Night is only ever moderately funny; partially entertaining; quite exciting. It bears the mark of a cinematic no-mark; a bland director whose cast members deserve way better than him.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Michael Dequina
April 8, 2012
Levy knows better to simply stay out of the dynamic duo's way and let them do their proven thing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Greg Maki
Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
November 5, 2011
... Works as an action-comedy precisely because its characters do not know they are in either a comedy or an action movie.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Dave White
April 4, 2011
Ultimately, and thankfully, it's saved by its stars, who carry it all to safety as often as they can.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Mark Pfeiffer
Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema
March 9, 2011
Date Night takes two funny people, puts them in unfunny situations, and has them do and say unfunny things.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
January 3, 2011
Fey, in particular, seems uncomfortable with the shenanigans.
Full Review | Original Score: D
Renee Schonfeld
Common Sense Media
December 30, 2010
Funny duo packs in the silly sex jokes, plus minor gun play.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 29, 2010
It stumbles along as you're forced to sit through quite a bit of umming and aaahing and a car chase that lasts five minutes too long.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Simon Miraudo
October 21, 2010
The screenplay never takes any particularly sharp, or even interesting turns. Needless to say, North By Northwest is not in risk of losing its crown as the funniest and most-action packed mistaken-identity caper.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Matt Neal
The Standard
August 24, 2010
Date Night is the perfect three-star comedy. It's not going to set the world on fire, but you'll wish that the rest of the cookie-cutter rubbish coming out of Hollywood was at least this consistently funny and enjoyable.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rob Humanick
Projection Booth
August 19, 2010
Thank you, Hangover, for making overly calculated screenplay 101's posing as off-the-cuff works of controlled insanity the norm for mainstream middlebrow comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
James Plath
Movie Metropolis
August 17, 2010
If you don't go into this thinking you're going to be laughing constantly, Date Night is a funny film and a fun time.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
James Plath
August 17, 2010
If you don't go into this thinking you're going to be laughing constantly, Date Night is a funny film and a fun time.
Read More | Original Score: 7/10
Chris Barsanti
August 11, 2010
This weak-kneed comedy is guilty of many sins.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/10
Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses
July 29, 2010
full review at Movies for the Masses
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews
July 17, 2010
The combination of America's two best comedic talents in Steve Carell and Tina Fey makes Date Night a film worth watching.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Michelle Orange
July 6, 2010
Date Night succeeds chiefly in making the work that its two stars do on the same major television network seem anything but mainstream.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
July 6, 2010
While the Carell/Fey pairing looks like a winner on paper, Date Night somehow just isn't that funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Brian Orndorf
Dark Horizons
July 6, 2010
t's a funny movie and might snatch a few knowing nods from married couples with young children; at the very least, it's a consistently engaging, warmly silly adventure.
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