Metacritic Movie Ratings
The Big Wedding Reviews

2.0

28

out of 100

Metascore®
Generally unfavorable reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    The movie, in its basic concept, is corny and contrived, but as written and directed by Justin Zackham, it's executed in a pleasantly wry and understated fashion.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Forced, formulaic and never believable. It's a particularly unholy combination.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRichard Roeper

    There’s not a bad performance in this movie. De Niro, Keaton and Sarandon are particularly good, what a surprise. But it feels as if all the guests at “The Big Wedding” are wearing ID tags telling us their one Plot Point.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago TribuneMichael Phillips

    The movie's own brand of charm has its subset of smarm.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterTodd McCarthy

    The fact that the three actors who do most of the fooling around — Robert De Niro, Diane Keaton and Susan Sarandon — have a combined age of 202 pegs this as a sex romp for the Viagra crowd.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    VarietyPeter Debruge

    The film isn’t so much funny as it is merely amusing — a laundry list of inappropriate and potentially embarrassing moments that strive mightily, but never quite manage to land the laugh.

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