The Ugly Truth Reviews

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November 17, 2011
August 14, 2009
Heigl is said to have fallen out with Apatow since the making of Knocked Up. Maybe she should reconnect with him.
August 11, 2009
The film is desperate to be edgy, but its attempts at adult humour are woefully misjudged.
August 11, 2009
The ugly truth about this insipid romcom is that Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler are entirely wasted.
August 7, 2009
We're left with a few giggles and the option to be offended by the gender stereotypes - if we can be bothered.
August 7, 2009
By the end, you actually want these two cardboard cutouts to get together.
August 7, 2009
There is, in fact, a spark of chemistry between Heigl and Butler: it's testimony to the ineptitude that the film itself acts as such a wet blanket.
August 5, 2009
The comic highlight is when Heigl wears a pair of vibrating pants to a business dinner.
July 28, 2009
I think it's safe to say that the concerns about sexism in cinema that Heigl voiced so ardently after her career-making turn in Knocked Up have ebbed in direct proportion to the increases in her subsequent paychecks.
July 27, 2009
It's just not believable.
July 27, 2009
The Ugly Truth has a nice moment here and there, but there is much more ugliness than truth.
July 24, 2009
Aside from being relational science-fiction, The Ugly Truth feels about 150 years out of date -- or it would, if the script weren't so clinically dependent on the topics of masturbation and genitalia and raunch.
July 24, 2009
Say no to Hollywood hackery and cynical, demographic-courting filmmaking. Say no to movies made by people who condescend and treat you like bleating sheep. Say no to The Ugly Truth.
July 24, 2009
Despite the fact that it swims in a veritable ocean of romantic comedy clichs, The Ugly Truth should manage to captivate and charm men and women alike.
July 24, 2009
Ugly is, indeed, the word for any comedy that manages to insult both its cast and audience with nearly every scene.
July 24, 2009
The ugly truth about The Ugly Truth is the fact that -- funny though it is -- it could have been a whole lot funnier.
July 24, 2009
Romantic comedies are an increasingly debased genre, but few recent Hollywood products have been anywhere near as crass and contrived as The Ugly Truth.
July 24, 2009
Until that final, inevitable kiss, we have to listen to them, and the clatter of their crude, brainless exchanges is unbearable.
July 24, 2009
With its set 'em up, knock 'em down series of cliches, The Ugly Truth marks off the romantic comedy checklist.
July 24, 2009
The truth is this movie is ugly, in spirit and execution.
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