• R, 1 hr. 44 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Maggie Carey
    In Theaters:
    Jul 26, 2013 Wide
    On DVD:
    Nov 19, 2013
  • CBS Films


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The To Do List Reviews

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Phil Villarreal

Painfully awkward encounters ensue, with Plaza handling it all with her deadpan elegance.

Full Review Source: COED.com | Original Score: 3/4

November 19, 2013
Robert Kojder
What Culture

The jokes are frequent, rapidly fired, and often sharply written, featuring crude sexual dialogue about everything imaginable from masturbation to states of sexual arousal.

Full Review Source: What Culture | Original Score: 3/5

October 30, 2013
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

While it's too gentle to be a classic, it's still worth a look.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 3.5/5

October 11, 2013
Rob Daniel
Sky Movies

Uneven and with a pretty even hit:miss gag ratio, there is still not-for-Nan fun to be had here.

Full Review Source: Sky Movies | Original Score: 3/5

October 4, 2013
Charlotte O'Sullivan
This is London

Maggie Carey's feature film debut is full of lazy shots, duff lines and dodgy acting. But it also contains fresh ideas and hilarious gags.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 3/5

October 4, 2013
Rob Carnevale
The List

It has heart and intelligence to offset its more raucous moments and looks destined for cult appeal.

Full Review Source: The List | Original Score: 3/5

October 4, 2013
Matthew Turner

Enjoyable teen sex comedy that gains points for its female perspective and features both strong comic performances and a decent script, despite some of the gags being a bit hit-and-miss.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 3/5

October 3, 2013
Rich Cline

Even as this comedy strains to be goofy and transgressive, it catches us by surprise simply because it dares to explore first-time sexual experiences through female eyes.

Full Review Source: Contactmusic.com | Original Score: 3.5/5

October 3, 2013
David Denby
New Yorker
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It's good-natured and raucous, with many scenes that are just sketched but a few that are truly funny.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

July 29, 2013
Neil Miller
Film School Rejects

It's refreshing to see a movie aspire to a little more than just raiding the cliche bin.

Full Review Source: Film School Rejects | Original Score: B

July 26, 2013
Willie Waffle

Plaza proves she can handle heading up a movie and doing something different than playing the smoky, punk alt girl fantasy

Full Review Source: WaffleMovies.com | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 26, 2013
Ben Kendrick

Several story and comedy beats are derivative, but scenes of thoughtful insight are frequent enough for The To Do List to offer more than just brainless laughs.

Full Review Source: ScreenRant | Original Score: 3/5

July 26, 2013
Jessica Baxter
Film Threat

The To Do List is not just a hard R sex comedy, but also an important player in film diversification.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 4/5

July 26, 2013
Jeff Meyers
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)

While the movie is loaded with lewd attempts to shock, the most radical thing about The To Do List is that it is a sex-positive, strongly female take on the Losing It genre...

Full Review Source: Metro Times (Detroit, MI) | Original Score: B-

July 26, 2013
Bilge Ebiri

By proudly wearing its "otherness" (a word I use ironically) on its sleeve, The To Do List feels fresh and strange and wondrously new. It shouldn't, but it does.

Full Review Source: Vulture

July 26, 2013
Brandon Judell

Director Maggie Cary, instead of raising the bar of farce to the heights, has lowered it to the depths of the pigsty. She's proven that the gals can roll about in the mud just as well as the guys can, but to what end?

Full Review Source: CultureCatch | Original Score: 6/10

July 26, 2013
S. Jhoanna Robledo
Common Sense Media

Hilarious, but teen sex comedy has lots of raunch, drinking.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 4/5

July 26, 2013
Eric Kohn
New York Press

Carey's celebratory approach to bawdy one-liners marries form with content.

Full Review Source: New York Press | Original Score: A-

July 26, 2013
Ethan Alter
Television Without Pity

Even when the jokes don't land, the sheer likability of the cast keeps the audience engaged.

Full Review Source: Television Without Pity

July 26, 2013
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

The film is raunchy, but not vulgar, and until an unnecessarily preachy climactic moment, very funny.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: B-

July 26, 2013
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