Friends With Kids
Friends With Kids (2012)

Friends with Kids is a daring and poignant ensemble comedy about a close-knit circle of friends at that moment in life when children arrive and everything changes. The last two singles in the group observe the effect that kids have had on… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: July 17, 2012
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
67%
Flixster
User Score
49%



Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Sharp, shrewd, and funny, Friends with Kids features excellent performances that help smooth over some of the story's more conventional elements.

Cath Clarke
Time Out

It's safe to assume its sharp comments on what kids can do to marriage - and friendships - come from years of observation.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

It's the kind of cutesy idea that doesn't ring remotely true.

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John Hanlon
Big Hollywood

Surprisingly funny and wickedly smart, this romantic dramedy soars.

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Dana Stevens
Slate

Pleasant but overfamiliar.

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Richard Roeper
Richard Roeper.com

This is a sharp, funny, touching and utterly winning slice of New York.

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Al Alexander
The Patriot Ledger

As she did with her first script, the gender-bending 'Kissing Jessica Stein,' Westfeldt goes for something radical and winds up pulling her punches when things start getting interesting.

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

Sitcom-amusing, in that middle-of-the-road way.

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Rafer Guzman
Newsday

[A] crass, shallow cash-in.

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

Trying to figure what is the most offensive thing about this accidental mashup of 70s Woody Allen and Sex and the City...

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Flixster Audience Score: 49% Flixster User Reviews
Alice Shen
How easy is it to fall in love with Adam Scott? Too easy. His perfectly tousled man-coif. His boyish but faintly rat-looking nose-mouth combo. His… More
Nicki Marie
Surprisingly, didn't mind this one. Good cast lift what is a pretty dull topic. A few laughs and a few cringes and a happy ending.
Letitia Lew
Man, I love movies like this. This one is not as polished as Kissing Jessica Stein, and suffers from the same weak ending, but I could still totally watch this… More
Mark Hobin
Friends with Kids is not without its charms. Star Jennifer Westfeldt also wrote and directed. She was responsible for co-writing and co-starring in the hit… More
Jim Hunter
Two close friends decide to have a child but maintain their search for "The One." Jennifer Westfeldt is fast becoming one of my favorite new… More
Anthony Lawrie
The only thing funny in this film is Jennifer Westfeldt pretending she's in her mid thirties. Meow. Adam Scott looks evil, he has a weird 'I've… More