Metacritic Movie Ratings
The Ex Reviews

2.0

32

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.

  • 50

    out of 100

    ReelViewsJames Berardinelli

    The movie is populated by dislikeable individuals doing unpleasant things but isn't redeemed by the vein of viciously black comedy that made "The War of the Roses" and "Bad Santa" such devilish pleasures.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago TribuneMichael Phillips

    If you want a relationship comedy that feels like last year's stuff, doesn't go far enough in any direction and is made watchable only by an overqualified ensemble, there's The Ex.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterMichael Rechtshaffen

    For a comedy, it's not really funny.

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  • 38

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    It's a pretty twisted concept, bordering on offensive. But mostly it's just not funny.

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  • 16

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly

    A painful comedy that reduces the "Garden State" star to pratfalls while many comic A-teamers around him (including Paul Rudd and Amy Adams) play idiots.

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