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Based on 33 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 6 )
  • 38
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The compensation comes in the three lead actors, all way too good for the material dished out by writer-director Tom Gormican. show more

  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The reversion to formula takes a pleasing comedy and drops it down a notch, but That Awkward Moment is still very easy to like. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    While it has the requisite amounts of comedy and romance, it's actually more of a buddy movie. Think "Sex in the City," bro-style. show more

  • 40
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    That Awkward Moment is eminently forgettable — but worth remembering as Poots’ moment. show more

  • 50
    Sheri Linden The Hollywood Reporter

    Even when Gormican’s material tries too hard to be wackily crude, and not hard enough to make dramatic sense, the actors suggest layers of experience that help to fill in the gaps. show more

  • 43

    The most awkward thing about That Awkward Moment is that the majority of it just doesn’t make much sense and, as a relatively light-hearted spin on the romantic comedy genre, it absolutely should. show more

  • 63
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    It's the Judd Apatow syndrome and there are times when the blend of romance and raunchiness threatens to curdle. In the end, however, the "love conquers all" mentality wins out. show more

  • 50
    Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune

    It's nice to see a movie in love with New York City, but That Awkward Moment sets such a low bar for Jason's redemption it becomes a drag. show more

  • 50
    Liam Lacey The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Like its characters, That Awkward Moment has commitment issues: It lacks the courage of its bad taste. show more

  • 50
    Roger Moore Movie Nation

    It’s over familiar, a movie that plays like recycled, R-rated outtakes from “Rules of Engagement” or “How I Met Your Mother.” show more

  • May 15, 2014 Andrew
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    This was by far the best movie I have ever seen. Me and my boy cried over a bowl of ice cream and 2 tins. Three thumbs up!

  • February 11, 2014 lgjhere1
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    Yet another example of a writer who also directs his own movie with paucity of objectivity. Had great possibility but lost it with F words interspersed with sex talk and scenes directed to a teenage audience. 3 guys who were educated, including a doctor, spoke and acted like teenagers on speed.

  • February 02, 2014 rebecpon
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    This was better than I expected, but not for those offended by the F-bomb. Yes it was a little raunchy, but had some good laughs. Was way better than the Adam Sandler type movies! Zac could do a better project, but he did a good job in it.

  • January 31, 2014 alohapaul6
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    I had this on my list to see but after seeing the trailer, I have decided that this is clearly not worth my time or $$, the usualy deplorable language plus gross dialog that is suppose to be today\'s enetertainment - thankfully not mine.

  • January 30, 2014 Tallnblonde45
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    NOT interested

  • January 29, 2014 Betsy
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    Just from the little I watched of the trailer, this movie is at the very bottom of my list to see. So sad to see Zac Efron make this kind of movie. Too Bad Language is deplorable!!

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