Like Stoller's previous movies, this perceptive romantic comedy is less about the laughs (they are there, only timidly) than actually offering a keen and complex look into modern relationships, and it could have been even better if not for a long middle act, uneven in tone and pa...
The director and writer/star of Forgetting Sarah Marshall reteam for the irreverent comedy The Five-Year Engagement. Beginning where most romantic comedies end, the new film from director Nicholas Sto... read more
Directed by: Nicholas Stoller
Release Date: April 27, 2012
DVD Release Date: September 4, 2012
Stats: 3,592 reviews
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September 6, 2013
Another rom-com? Well, this one is quite unique for its originality even though the story is quite usual.. A couple get together, decide to marry.. And then someone's dream come but the others gave up their dream and so it goes until their breakup.. But the must funny thing is th...
June 28, 2013
Best thing about this was seeing my former home and current home all looking mighty purty. Oh, and the falling down on the ice stuff.
June 27, 2013
Having had a rather long engagement myself I can justifiably say that they got it right with this film. There was no awkward and unnecessary gross-out scenes, not silly animal scenes, no unnecessary slap-stick scenes and most of all, thankfully no ad-libbing. Nicholas Stoller is ...
June 19, 2013
Really enjoyable rom-com
March 29, 2013
An average romcom , its a watchable comedy with a few laughs. Blunt is enjoyable, Siegel is average!
December 8, 2012
Well..this movie sweet, and funny at times. Gangbusters beginning, and adorable ending, but unfortunately the middle lost the spark. Not at all a bad film, just could have been better.....
November 5, 2012
this was a frustrating film. the actors were great and i loved seeing alison brie, but the first half of the film was so good, and the last half nearly unwatchable. the "falling out" sequence really derailed the entire film. it lost its humor and made the end awkward and less ...
September 29, 2012
Enjoyable. Some laugh out loud moments, but mostly just a nice movie about a relationship that has gone off track. Loved the cast, the sister was hilarious. Much better than I expected.
September 19, 2012
There was very little comedy in this romantic foil from producer Judd Apatow and director Nicolas Stoller (Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Get Him to the Greek). Both have worked with Segel before, and both have tried to create humor out of the ordinary lives of real people. This was ...
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