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Knocked Up Reviews

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Aaron Mesh
Willamette Week
July 8, 2014
[Apatow] makes responsibility and commitment funny; no mean feat.
Jeff Meyers
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)
July 8, 2014
What makes most of Knocked Up work is its ability to squeeze big laughs out of real-world situations.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Andrew Collins
Radio Times
February 10, 2014
Knocked Up proves that hit comedy doesn't have to dumb down for its demographic.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Tim Basham
Paste Magazine
August 3, 2013
With sparkling performances from Rogen and Heigl, Apatow once again shows his sharp eye for talent and continuing knack for hits.
Peter Brunette
Screen International
August 3, 2013
The jokes, which are in the absolute poorest taste, remain hilarious, while a newer, deeper humanism, sensed in momentary flashes in the earlier film, is now fully on display.
Ben Kenigsberg
Time Out Chicago
August 3, 2013
The movie is a decisive breakthrough for Apatow, whose comic instincts go hand in hand with an unfashionable empathy.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
February 1, 2013
It's a hysterical, well acted, and wonderful glimpse at impending parenthood from a man's perspective...
Ali Gray
November 3, 2012
It's a movie with heart and with balls, and it knows when to use each of them.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Nick Levine
Digital Spy
July 14, 2011
If Apatow was seeking to make a film that's smutty and funny, but also romantic and realistic about relationships, he's succeeded admirably.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Dave White
April 4, 2011
It's the funniest, smartest, goofiest, dirtiest, coolest (and longest -- over two hours, in fact) comedy so far this year.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Mike Barnard
Future Movies UK
July 6, 2010
Knocked Up is possibly the best comedy of the year.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews
July 6, 2010
For all of its filthy tirades, Knocked Up is perhaps one of the more sentimental and honorable morality tales this year, featuring more educational value and entertainment than all of the after school specials in the world.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Ken Eisner
Georgia Straight
July 6, 2010
There are also surprisingly few subplots for a movie that lasts more than two hours. What is on display, however, is very fertile stuff.
Joe Lozito
Big Picture Big Sound
July 6, 2010
A surprisingly sincere look at male-female Mars-Venusness in these 00s. It's funny alright, but not in the way you might think.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Brian Orndorf
December 28, 2009
Apatow's cockeyed Citizen Kane, merging goofball, pothead jokes with a plausible story of unshakable relationship discomfort; a broad mismatch of personalities and body shapes glued together by the cruelty of insemination.
Full Review | Original Score: A
Fernando F. Croce
August 27, 2009
Interesting blend of frat-house smarm and emotional incisiveness
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Bob Mondello
October 18, 2008
[A] very funny Peter Pan-and-Wendy- get-preggers story.
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight
September 30, 2008
A pleasant enough comedy that doesn't take the "gross out" too far and presents a complex, if egotistical view of pregnancy and responsibility.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Heather Huntington
August 25, 2008
Apatow simply knows funny when he sees it, and he gives his actors' ample opportunity to plumb all possible comic depths.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
Jonathan Kiefer
Sacramento News & Review
August 7, 2008
Knocked Up really comes alive when it has something to say about the thorny responsibilities -- and unexpected blessings -- of adult relationships.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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