I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007) - Rotten Tomatoes

I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)




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Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Clueless director Amy Heckerling returns to her position behind the camera for the first time in six years with this romantic comedy contrasting the age disparity romance of an older divorcée with the spring butterflies that her daughter experiences upon falling in love for the very first time. An aging professional (Michelle Pfeiffer) with little luck in love has finally found a fitting companion in the form of a much younger man (Paul Rudd). As her relationship threatens to move beyond something simply physical, her adolescent daughter (Saoirse Ronan) begins to wonder if the strange tingling sensation that she feels when she's in the company of a handsome local boy could possibly be the thing grown-ups refer to as "love." Of course anything is possible when Mother Nature (Tracey Ullman) is up to her old mischief, and with higher powers at play there's no telling what will come of the relationships experienced by these two love-starved souls.


Stacey Dash
as Brianna
Jon Lovitz
as Nathan
Tracey Ullman
as Mother Nature
Yasmin Paige
as Melanie
Wallace Shawn
as Mathe-Lehrer
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Critic Reviews for I Could Never Be Your Woman

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (3)

A desperately unfunny mix of tepid showbiz satire and formulaic romantic comedy.

February 21, 2008
Top Critic

It's much better than a lot of the stuff playing in theaters.

February 19, 2008

It's a pleasant diversion -- an enjoyable romantic comedy that has enough going for it to make it worth a recommendation.

February 19, 2008 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

As an older woman who has built her career on a keen understanding of youth culture, she [Director Amy Heckerling] has a lot to say about Rosie's small world.

July 8, 2008 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

a rather ignominious defeat for a "comeback" performance from one of the great stars

May 15, 2008 | Full Review…

Very nearly an entertaining, lightweight comedy, except for one flaw: its message is about as subtle as those in a Disney sports movie.

April 17, 2008 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for I Could Never Be Your Woman


It is a cute story - Both mother and daughter going through relationship issues. Michelle Pfeiffer is a single mom with a 13ish year old daughter. We sometimes wonder who is the adult between the two.

Red Lats
Red Lats

Super Reviewer


Should not have gone direct-to-DVD. The presence of the Mother Nature character and Tracy Ullman's portrayal is done perfectly. Everything else is messy, with great writing popping out here and there. Stacey Dash is a pleasant surprise. Girl who plays the daughter holds her own with the comic experts in the cast.

Adam Mahler
Adam Mahler

Super Reviewer


Cute and at times funny movie with Michelle Pfeiffer and Paul Rudd as a couple. Pfeiffer is a single mom of a young teen and producer of a show that Rudd's character is in. She goes through the struggles of dealing with being in a relationship with a younger man and a young daughter going through puberty at the same time. Very likable!

Nani Vang
Nani Vang

Super Reviewer

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