The Other Woman Reviews

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August 30, 2019
This saga of the privileged runs a generic and predictable course, despite having likeable chemistry between its female leads.
July 31, 2019
A vast disappointment.
March 7, 2019
The Other Woman looked promising, it doesn't quite escape the confines of predictability. Instead, it is sadly a squandered opportunity to carry the funny torch ignited by Bridesmaids.
February 1, 2019
The potential peeks out every once in a while, teasing the audience that things are about to get better. But those moments quickly fade as "The Other Woman" seems more content to sticking with a safe formula.
August 22, 2018
... instead of telling a story of empowerment and what is like for a woman to support her husband we end up with slapstick, crass lewd jokes and Leslie Mann combining the characters she played in Knocked Up and This is 40.
September 8, 2017
Given the cast involved, [The Other Woman] is nothing short of a disappointment.
August 17, 2017
By the end, there was nothing to root for beyond the beautiful and rich staying beautiful and rich.
June 6, 2016
One of those lame comedies that pretends allegiance to the female demographic but spends most of its time toiling around in sub-moronic, playground-level sexual politics.
February 29, 2016
This is one of the blandest films of the week.
January 9, 2015
While there are a few solidly funny moments, The Other Woman is largely an extended groan.
October 26, 2014
This could have been a crowd-pleasing tale of female solidarity and revenge along the lines of Nine to Five. Instead, thanks to tissue-thin characters, lame slapstick and excrementally bad gross-out comedy, it proves to be a glossy mess.
August 25, 2014
It is a grotesque, shrill, never-ending effort that always finds a way to sink a little lower just when you're positive there's no way it can.
July 5, 2014
Much of the comedy seems forced or improvised on the spot, and it doesn't really kick into gear until Diaz and Mann start working together.
June 30, 2014
... resorts to some labored plot twists to generate a forced comeuppance, forgetting that the audience already knew how it was going to end up anyway.
May 16, 2014
It grates more than it amuses
May 15, 2014
I don't demand a great deal from a glossy Hollywood comedy, but it would be nice to find a smarter, more original piece of work than this in the year 2014.
May 9, 2014
"This film, on the other hand, seems so desperate for laughs that you can practically see the flop sweat appear on its performers as they flail from one obnoxiously, uncomfortable scene to the next."
May 9, 2014
Director Nick Cassavettes lacks the deft touch to bring off the right blend of humor and humanity needed for a "revenge comedy" that ventures into the tricky trifecta of love, marriage and serial adultery.
May 5, 2014
... a strange misfire that is only saved from being a complete disaster by the efforts of the film's two leads.
May 5, 2014
An exceptionally, incredibly lazy piece of work...
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