This Means War - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

This Means War Reviews

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John Hanlon
Big Hollywood
June 30, 2013
The film's three charming leads help make this superficial comedy worth seeing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.0/5
Ben Kendrick
September 30, 2012
It's not the most realistic spy film or the most tear-enducing romance; however, This Means War works as a middle-of-the-road guilty pleasure.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Kristal Cooper
We Got This Covered
September 15, 2012
In a turn of events that utterly defies the terrible trailer that's been making the rounds for the last few months, This Means War actually proves to be an agreeably dim-witted combo of testosterone-fuelled action and an estrogen-friendly love story.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
William Bibbiani
August 22, 2012
An unusually focused depiction of male courtship issues, albeit in a surface-y, mainstream sort of fashion.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Blake Howard
2UE That Movie Show
April 26, 2012
Overall, this is solid date night fare. You would be disappointed that you spent the time or money but you'll never need to see this film again.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Roger Moore
Tribune News Service
March 23, 2012
It's a brisk sprint over familiar ground with just enough appeal to action addicts and romantic-comedy lovers to amuse fans of both genres.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 8, 2012
I have never been in a movie screening that had such a divided reaction as This Means War; on one side film critics moaning and groaning from start to finish, on the other a young audience laughing and cheering through every scene.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
March 3, 2012
Easily consumable, puerile entertainment with some devilish giggles to be had; the action romantic's must-see in a sense.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

March 2, 2012
Entertainment at its fluffiest but as a date movie with some genuine laughs, it works - just overlook the voyeuristic undertones and you'll have fun.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Alex Zane
The Sun (UK)
March 1, 2012
Hardy, Pine and Witherspoon manage to inject just enough charm to make it bearable.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Matthew Turner
February 29, 2012
Well acted and occasionally laugh-out-loud funny, thanks to engaging performances and a script that successfully excuses its slightly dodgy premise.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Helen O'Hara
Empire Magazine
February 26, 2012
Smart, funny and really quite hot, this is worth a look no matter what you think of Charlie's Angels.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Ed Gibbs
The National (UAE)
February 26, 2012
McG's film ticks the expected action boxes easily enough but, as per usual, is not designed to be taken remotely seriously.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
February 23, 2012
A lively pace and a nicely warped sense of humour help make this paper-thin action-comedy a mindlessly enjoyable romp.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews
February 20, 2012
a frothy romp of a popcorn flick brightened by witty writing and a cast that get laughs by expertly playing it straight with a plausibly implausible plot.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Jackie K. Cooper
February 20, 2012
A trio of talent makes this rom com much better than it should be
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
February 19, 2012
Three fun stars seem to be enjoying the ride in this fast-paced romantic romp.
Peter Paras
E! Online
February 17, 2012
Witherspoon is a delight and those new franchise guys (Pine with Trek 2, Hardy the upcoming Dark Knight sequel) make engaging frenemies.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Leonard Maltin
Leonard Maltin's Picks
February 17, 2012
Judging by the evidence, it isn't easy making a good romantic comedy, even if it has a high-concept premise like this one...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.1/2
Top Critic
Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
February 17, 2012
The best you can say about This Means War is that it would make a good date movie for couples in the witness protection program.
Full Review | Original Score: C
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