Metacritic Movie Ratings
Life as We Know It Reviews

2.0

39

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.

  • 63

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Predicating an escapist romantic comedy on a realistic tragedy requires a nimble touch at the helm. Perhaps if Life had been made by, say, James Brooks, it would have worked.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterKirk Honeycutt

    Although wholly predictable in its every beat and featuring bland, unremarkable WASPs as romantic leads, "Life" is not without its charms.

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  • 20

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    The movie will surely find an audience, since it speaks to young people's anxieties about marriage and parenting. But what are two particularly engaging performers doing in a dump of a comedy like this?

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  • 16

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    There's something about Holly: She's the most ridiculous, irritating, two-dimensional rom-com heroine since...Katherine Heigl's last rom-com.

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