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PG-13| 1 hr. 53 min.

Plot Summary
After a disastrous first date, the only things Holly Berenson (Katherine Heigl) and Eric Messer (Josh Duhamel) have in common are mutual dislike and their love for their goddaughter, Sophie. When they unexpectedly become her caretakers, Holly and Eric have to put aside their differences and learn to work together for the sake of the child. Juggling competing career and social commitments, Holly and Eric look for common ground while living under the same roof.

Cast: Katherine Heigl , Josh Duhamel , Josh Lucas , Christina Hendricks , Hayes MacArthur , Sarah Burns , Jessica St. Clair , Alexis Clagett

Director: Greg Berlanti

Genres: Romantic comedy

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

Life As We Know It (2010)

Release Date: October 8th, 2010|1 hr. 53 min.

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fan reviews ( 20 )
  • 12
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    This is crap as we know it, a 113 minute package of romcom suck. show more

  • 50
    Amy Biancolli San Francisco Chronicle

    The movie's name is Life as We Know It, but that seems incomplete. The predicate's missing. The full sentence should be "Life as we know it is over," i.e., nuked by the sudden and irreversible arrival of a human infant. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Predicating an escapist romantic comedy on a realistic tragedy requires a nimble touch at the helm. Perhaps if Life had been made by, say, James Brooks, it would have worked. show more

  • February 26, 2011 jackd1207
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    Not your typical "Rom-Com". How about "Rom-Com-Drom"? Depressing at points. Heart warming, to be sure. Still, kind of left me flat. However, if you like Heigl, watch ****************** one of her best efforts to date.

  • February 25, 2011 sw33tduchesse
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    Great movie to see. More of a chick flick movie but my bf and I enjoyed it.

  • February 13, 2011 dbagi
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    Why do film critics seem to get every movie wrong. I have learned to go to movies they say are bad and skip movies they give high marks. I have been right every time. Enjoyed this movie, as did everyone else in the place.

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New on DVD & Blu-ray, Week of February 8: 'Life As We Know It' and 'It's Kind of a Funny Story'

Posted by
Harley W. Lond on Feb 7th, 2011 7:25PM

Love complicates things for teens and adults in this week's top DVD picks. In 'Life As We Know It,' Katherine Heigl plays Holly Berenson, an up-and-coming caterer, and Eric Messer (Josh Duhamel)...

Cinematical Seven: The Most Boring Movie Titles of 2010

Posted by
Jeffrey M. Anderson on Dec 17th, 2010 10:02PM

James L. Brooks' 'How Do You Know' opens this week, and it may be hard to tell that title from any other movie currently playing, or indeed, to remember it at all. Coming up with a good title is...

'Social Network' Outraces 'Life' and 'Secretariat': Box Office Report: October 8-10

Posted by
Gary Susman on Oct 10th, 2010 1:45PM

It's still Mark Zuckerberg's world; we just live in it. Despite strong competition from newcomers 'Life as We Know It' and 'Secretariat,' 'The Social Network' topped the box office for the second...

'Life As We Know It' Review: Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhamel Get Stuck with New Baby, Old Cliches

Posted by
William Goss on Oct 8th, 2010 7:37PM

Compromise. That's what 'Life As We Know It' is ostensibly about, but from its far-fetched premise on down, it's a potentially touching drama compromised by rom-com routine and defined by the type...

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