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  • 60
    John DeFore The Hollywood Reporter

    Nelson's amiable comedy occasionally gets fixated on things that don't serve its overall purpose and is too self-conscious to really shine. But it's a more competent, accessible film than its stealthy theatrical release suggests. show more

  • 63
    Slant Magazine

    The film's forced quirkiness and repeated displays of bro-ism in action hinder the potential for a more subtle approach to the potentially challenging issue the story depicts. show more

  • 25
    Simon Abrams RogerEbert.com

    Pseudo-sensitive bro-dude rom-com Date and Switch comes out today, and it already feels dated. show more

  • 50
    Andrew Lapin The Dissolve

    Date And Switch is a plucky step in the right direction for diversity in teen comedies, but it lacks the extra oomph to stand on its own merits. show more

  • 80
    Jeannette Catsoulis The New York Times

    Like a fresh ripple in the near-stagnant high school movie pool, Chris Nelson’s Date and Switch balances formula with winning performers, genuine humor and a generosity of spirit that this genre too often lacks. show more

  • 70
    Chuck Wilson Village Voice

    Date and Switch isn't a gay movie. It's a zippy, happy, buddy flick. show more

  • 70
    Gary Goldstein Los Angeles Times

    The film's more heartfelt moments are what ultimately work best. show more

  • 50
    Erik Adams The A.V. Club

    In effect, it feels a lot like the characters at its center — not terrible, just incomplete. A comic take on this premise and these themes feels like a necessity in 2014. Unfortunately, Date And Switch isn’t the movie this day and age needs. show more

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