Moms' Night Out Reviews

May 11, 2014
If the concept of a moms' night out is premised on the notion that mothers can never get away for fear their families will collapse in their absence, then this movie cruelly confirms that fear.
May 9, 2014
What ensues is frenetic and never as funny as it should be because directing brothers Andrew and Jon Erwin are not skilled enough at pacing the action and varying the volume.
May 9, 2014
Basically, the moral of the story is: Don't go out. Because if you do, all hell will break loose - or rather, all heck.
May 8, 2014
Some of these plot twists require more than the normal suspension of logic that often happens in similar comedies. Yet the characters are all appealing.
May 8, 2014
Seldom has wackiness been as tedious as it is in "Moms' Night Out," a Christian-themed film that is desperate to make adherents seem wild and crazy but mostly makes them seem incapable of raising children.
May 8, 2014
It's rare that a movie fails on absolutely every level, but "Moms' Night Out" is a remarkably vivid example.
May 8, 2014
What this PG comedy lacks in cursing, it also comes up short on plot, character development, originality, and overall pleasure.
May 8, 2014
While the characters are mostly one-dimensional and the children here merely props, whiny and overwhelmed main mom Allyson proves a particularly galling, unfunny creation.
May 8, 2014
There's no fun to be had - and not a drop of originality - in this chaotic and contrived mess.
May 8, 2014
"Moms' Night Out" possesses the production values and awkward pacing of a lame amateur production with big ambitions.
May 8, 2014
"Moms' Night Out" is really all about moms staying home, where, according to this movie, they apparently belong.
May 8, 2014
Too-long, one-joke scenes with a flakey restaurant hostess (Anjelah Johnson) and a dim-witted clerk in a tattoo parlour (Manwell Reyes) are typical of the sins of lengthy excess committed by Mom's Night Out.
May 8, 2014
The film never seems hectoring or preachy. Unfortunately, it never seems funny either, coming across like a sanitized remake of some raunchier laughfest.
May 8, 2014
The first half of this mommy-comedy could be charitably deemed "gently amusing." But it's hard to find new laugh riots in kids trashing a house, and there's no evidence anyone tried.
May 6, 2014
Outrageously enough, the moral of Moms' Night Out seems to be that moms should never get a night out.
May 2, 2014
A shrill feature-length sitcom for the faith-based family values crowd, if nowhere near as good as that sounds.