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Based on 17 Reviews
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  • 60
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Mohan should have made a little more effort for us. Another pass at the screenplay probably would have done it. But one gets the sense he's already moved on to the next thing. show more

  • 50
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Short on both romance and humor. show more

  • 50
    Ella Taylor NPR

    Save the Date has the vapid, beige feel of an off-the-peg product made to exploit a niche market rather than a film with something on its mind about what it means to make the jump from youth to adulthood today. show more

  • 70

    Mohan's film may not manage anything out of the ordinary, but it does present a convincingly contemporary depiction of relationships and dating when the goalposts have been moved, or when we're at least trying to pretend they have. show more

  • 50
    Sara Stewart New York Post

    While Caplan works well in theory as an antiromantic-comedy heroine, director and co-screenwriter Michael Mohan just doesn't give her enough to do. show more

  • 25
    Slant Magazine

    What's worst about the film is how it appropriates its main character's noncommittal selfishness to support its own quaint, anti-establishment themes. show more

  • 40
    Time Out New York

    Whether it's Caplan and Webber trading goofy dance moves or Brie being perkily OCD-ridden, Date works best as a collection of winsome, unconnected vignettes; its ideal distribution model would be piece by piece on YouTube. show more

  • 58
    Eric Kohn indieWIRE

    This is still a pretty familiar journey that's easier to pity than hate -- much like Caplan's character. show more

  • 50
    Lisa Schwarzbaum Entertainment Weekly

    Everyone in the cast (including Geoffrey Arend, Mark Webber, and Caplan's Party Down colleague Martin Starr) is talented enough to deserve a stronger story line than this. show more

  • 80
    New York Magazine (Vulture)

    Save the Date works best when it's getting under your skin, and it does that when it's capturing the queasy halfway point - part sadistic, part bittersweet - of still loving somebody while trying to move on to someone new. It's a kind of subtlety that movies, especially American movies, rarely do well, but this quietly unassuming, secretly brilliant little charmer nails it. show more

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