Metacritic Movie Ratings
When in Rome Reviews

2.0

25

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

    ReelViewsJames Berardinelli

    It is neither deep nor intelligent, but it's not intended to be either. The saving grace of the otherwise generic product is that Bell's vivacity and Duhamel's rakish charm allow the viewer to root for them.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    A little bit of charm is precisely what this movie has to offer. A small dose is better than none, but you can't help wishing there was more to go around.

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  • 38

    out of 100

    Chicago TribuneMichael Phillips

    Certain scenes in When in Rome signify nothing less than the death of screen slapstick, but I’m hoping it’s one of those fake-out movie deaths where it’s not really dead, not forever.

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  • 33

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly

    Sounds mildly fun, be forwarned: When in Rome doesn't even offer that.

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  • 30

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    The latest demonstration of the impossibility of making a good movie from a bad script is provided by When in Rome, a romantic comedy approved by the previous regime at Disney.

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