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Rated R for language including sexual references, some drug use and brief violence.

R In Theaters 06/22/2012 , 101min.
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Viewer score based on 55 ratings
59%
Critic score based on 36 reviews

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November 16, 2012
jm00000000132998
Interesting love story wrapped around an end-of-the-world theme. I think the biggest problem people will have with this is going into it thinking it is a comedy (because of Carell's presence). Go in with an open mind.
October 18, 2012
mcmorga3
One of the greatest love stories of all time.
August 05, 2012
thistleter
I really liked this movie! Carell was amazing. Knightley gave, I believe one of her best. I was suprised. Well thought out and written. The study of characters and situations is really good. Bittersweet story line. Highly recommend.
August 02, 2012
pe00000000127826
This guy sucks as an actor in movies and in tv shows I wish they would just stop airing all of his work including the stoopidest show I have ever watched in fact I think it made my iq drop a couple of points, The Office is the lame show, now about this movie come on this guy can't act!
July 06, 2012
gd00000000126133
A very enjoyable film with a deep message. Surprizingly Heatfelt and Thoughtful. You should see this movie.

Critic Reviews powered by Metacritic ™

A.O. Scott
The New York Times
After a sharp and promising start, she (Ms. Scafaria) allows the movie to collapse into a mild, lump-in-the-throat romantic comedy that is not made significantly more urgent or interesting by the prospect of global calamity. Full Review
Amy Biancolli
San Francisco Chronicle
Sweet and serious as it is, the second chunk of Seeking a Friend is the lesser of the two - and hard to reconcile with the more acidic comic outlook in the film's first half. The obvious movie referent is Lars von Trier's "Melancholia," a much nastier film in a much lovelier wrapping: This one lacks an eight-minute Wagner montage. Full Review
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
A strange little movie. Unsure whether it wants to be a quirky, sad-eyed indie pixie or a brassy, raunchy broad, it veers uneasily between the two, never quite settling into a comfortable or recognizable groove. Full Review
Betsy Sharkey
Los Angeles Times
Starts imploding long before the massive asteroid hurtling toward Earth is due to deliver annihilation. Full Review
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
Scafaria's movie never catches fire. The bad news: The end of the world comes with a whimper. Worse: And two wimps. Full Review

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