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Rated R for language, some graphic nudity and brief drug material.

R In Theaters 10/3/2008 , 110min.
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Viewer Score
28%
Viewer score based on 12 ratings
35%
Critic score based on 25 reviews

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October 31, 2009
Meg5An4
this movie sucked but it had megan fox in it she is hot she was the whole point of the movie
October 11, 2008
surfinhobomonkey
really, really, really boring..it's almost like a chick flick, and simmon pegg wasn't funny at all..I seriously kept checking my watch, hoping it would end soon..
October 09, 2008
RCW CFA
This was the worst movie I have seen this year. I kept looking at my watch to see when the first chuckle would happen. Fortunately, the movie ended before time did.
October 06, 2008
MCBandit98
I was hoping for more laughs out of this movie. Simon Pegg was a bit out of his element, trying to make his working class brand of British humor fly in an American office settting. Two stars is generous.
October 06, 2008
JennMack75
This movie was pretty awful! Not funny at all, actually rather annoying. I never saw any previews for this movie but I figured the actors were rather good so I didn't think the movie could be that bad but boy was I wrong. Do not waste your money!!

Critic Reviews powered by Metacritic ™

USA Today
Gets muddled in slapstick and crude humor. Full Review
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
Feels jumbled and disorganized. It's not altogether unpalatable, but that doesn't present it from being a mess. Full Review
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
Best in show is the divine Gillian Anderson as a powerful celebrity publicist, editing the image of her clients in much the same way this adaptation tames Young's much pricklier book. Full Review
Manohla Dargis
The New York Times
The crushingly unfunny and slopped-together How to Lose Friends & Alienate People has neither the ambition nor the intelligence to do justice to its source material. Full Review
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
The movie based on Young's 2002 memoir is a good bit blunter. One early laugh comes at the expense of a pig urinating on a woman's feet at the BAFTA awards, the British equivalent of the Oscars. And it doesn't get much better, or much smarter, than that. Full Review

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