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  • 50
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    While the idea of a German romantic comedy may seem like an oxymoron, What a Man proves an amiable diversion that at least has the distinction of not starring Katherine Heigl or Kate Hudson. show more

  • 38
    Farran Smith Nehme New York Post

    The plot is predictable, as complications line up like jets awaiting takeoff. Even the camera work is predictable: The attractive-girl's-scary-boyfriend-suddenly-pops-up shot; the morning-after, face-in-the-pillow shot. show more

  • 60
    The New York Times

    It may hit all-too-familiar notes, but its sureness of tone makes Mr. Schweighöfer a talent to watch. show more

  • 50
    Ronnie Scheib Variety

    The leads jell well but the film overcompensates to justify their union, surrounding them with broadly drawn secondary characters presented in an uncertain, inconsistent comic tone. show more

  • 40
    Village Voice

    Mostly harmless but also irksome in its bland simplicity, the film follows your average too-nice-for-his-own-good everyman who sets about proving his masculinity after being cheated on by his caricature of a girlfriend. show more

  • 30
    Los Angeles Times

    With its stock characters and low-expectation high jinks, the German import What a Man could have been fabricated on the Hollywood rom-com assembly line. show more

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