Metacritic Movie Ratings
The Five-Year Engagement Reviews

4.0

62

out of 100

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

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    A lively, original, and scattershot-hilarious ramble of a Judd Apatow production.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterJohn DeFore

    Nicholas Stoller and Jason Segel's latest collaboration offers a more relatable rom-com scenario while generating laughs that should still satisfy "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" fans.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    The story starts out well, then becomes contrived and goes on too long.

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  • 20

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    Sometime around what I guessed to be the one-hour mark in The Five-Year Engagement, I checked my watch and honestly thought the battery had given out. Five years doesn't begin to tell the interminable tale.

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