The Heartbreak Kid Reviews

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November 17, 2011
August 12, 2008
If The Heartbreak Kid doesn't go totally wrong, its big problem is that doesn't really go anywhere. It just sort of lies there, like dumb Lila on the beach, waiting to turn gold.
January 18, 2008
The original's premise has been stripped of anything to do with upward mobility, and except for one shot involving a Prince Albert, the Farrellys' signature shock humor is largely absent.
October 10, 2007
[A] hit-or-miss, not-as-bad-as-you've-heard remake of the 1972 minor classic.
October 8, 2007
It just falls flat, flat, flat.
October 5, 2007
Gratingly unfunny, mean-spirited Farrelly brothers flick.
October 5, 2007
Though not as engaging as Knocked Up, there is enough humor to keeps us entertained.
October 5, 2007
Strip away the appalling gross-out gags and you'd be left with a movie worth seeing.
October 5, 2007
[It] won't get any prizes for its nuanced examination of the human heart. But it is straightforward and honest about the absurd, if sometimes defensible, price of placing desire above reason. It is also, yes, extremely funny at times.
October 5, 2007
It's funny in spots if you can tune out the Farrellys' ultra-crass jokes -- along with any memory of the first movie.
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