Irreplaceable You Reviews

August 14, 2018
You will not enjoy much of the hour and a half that precedes the climactic scene... but if you are looking for an excuse to bawl your fucking eyes out, Irreplaceble You will definitely do the trick. But you won't feel good about it.
April 4, 2018
Irreplaceable You is built to be a tearjerker, but it's working from a blueprint that's out of date. Its quirkiness is too forced and its humor too trite for there to be anything to hold onto.
March 2, 2018
Just lies there
February 22, 2018
Something is there with one woman's mission to secure her replacement, but Wohl doesn't go far enough with the premise, and Laing makes the whole thing look very familiar.
February 21, 2018
Tearjerker deals with love, death, and grief; some swearing.
February 21, 2018
Irreplaceable You doesn't have a whole lot more to say than that dying when you'd rather be doing other things-getting married or walking along the Brooklyn waterfront or just, well, living-isn't ideal.
February 16, 2018
What's the best reaction to news that a young adult is the victim of terminal cancer? There are practically endless responses, and it seems most of them are explored -- with great earnestness but little success -- in Irreplaceable You.
February 16, 2018
The film itself seems to be in denial about its own story.
February 15, 2018
The movie, directed by Stephanie Laing, tries too hard and too implausibly to fulfill what proves an uncomfortable, unworkable concept.
February 15, 2018
Wohl never manages to achieve the proper tonal blend. The result is neither sufficiently funny nor moving, lacking the truly daring humor that might have made the film a bracing dark comedy.
February 15, 2018
A half-baked tragic love story so desperately engineered to tear-jerk that it ceases to resemble anything human.
February 15, 2018
By the end, Irreplaceable You could be replaced by pretty much any other terminal romance and it would be hard to notice the difference.
February 15, 2018
"Irreplaceable You" uses an assortment of slight incidents to impart a lesson that, from the outset, is patently obvious to everyone except the too-dim-to-be-believed person for whom it's intended.