Friends With Kids
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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 their friends' relationships and wonder if there's a better way. They decide to have a kid together - and date other people. There are big laughs and unexpected emotional truths as this unconventional 'experiment' leads everyone in the group to question the nature of friendship, family and, finally, true love. -- (C) Official Site

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It's safe to assume its sharp comments on what kids can do to marriage - and friendships - come from years of observation."
‑ Cath Clarke, Time Out
"It's the kind of cutesy idea that doesn't ring remotely true."
‑ Peter Rainer, Christian Science Monitor
"Surprisingly funny and wickedly smart, this romantic dramedy soars."
‑ John Hanlon, Big Hollywood
"Movies of this genre normally want you to root for the couple to end up together. All this one had me doing was hoping that someone would smack them upside the head and talk some sense into them."
‑ Jeff Beck,
"Friends with Kids is funny and likable and while the dialogue is often bawdy and sexually frank, its elements are completely fairytale, including a climax involving a cross-town dash."
‑ Jason Solomons, Observer [UK]
"Pleasant but overfamiliar."
‑ Dana Stevens, Slate
"This is a sharp, funny, touching and utterly winning slice of New York."
‑ Richard Roeper, Richard
"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."
‑ Al Alexander, The Patriot Ledger
"Ultimately, Friends With Kids is an unconventional family drama that uses conventional romantic comedy clichés to make its point."
‑ Kristal Cooper, We Got This Covered
"Adam Scott takes the leading male role as Jason Fryman. Were such a thing possible, he looks like he could be the son of Tom Cruise and Michael Sheen, minus their celebrity baggage."
‑ Graham Young, Birmingham Mail
"Sitcom-amusing, in that middle-of-the-road way."
‑ Lisa Kennedy, Denver Post
"[A] crass, shallow cash-in."
‑ Rafer Guzman, Newsday
"Trying to figure what is the most offensive thing about this accidental mashup of 70s Woody Allen and Sex and the City..."
‑ MaryAnn Johanson, Flick Filosopher
"I'd rather have my head stuck in a vise than be forced to sit through another viewing."
‑ Erick Weber, NECN
"Westfeldt's screenplay is often sharp, shrewd and funny..."
‑ Derek Malcolm, This is London
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