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When in Rome

PG-13| 1 hr. 31 min.

Plot Summary
Disillusioned with romance, Beth, an ambitious New Yorker (Kristen Bell), travels to Rome, where she plucks magic coins from a special fountain. The coins attract an assortment of odd suitors, including a sausage merchant, a street magician and an artist. But when a persistent reporter (Josh Duhamel) throws his hat in the ring, Beth wonders if his love is the real thing.

Cast: Kristen Bell , Josh Duhamel , Anjelica Huston , Danny DeVito , Will Arnett , Jon Heder , Dax Shepard , Alexis Dziena

Director: Mark Steven Johnson

Genres: Romantic comedy

Distributor: Walt Disney

When in Rome (2010)

Release Date: January 29th, 2010|1 hr. 31 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 20 )
  • It boasts only loose ties to the 1954 romance "Three Coins in the Fountain." And it's best not to even think of "Roman Holiday," the gold standard for hanging, and driving, and doing as Romans do. Rent that instead. show more

  • A little bit of charm is precisely what this movie has to offer. A small dose is better than none, but you can't help wishing there was more to go around. show more

  • An inert comedy starring Kristen Bell as a workaholic unlucky in love, When in Rome is a rom-bomb. show more

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  • April 30, 2010 tkd4mack
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    Ok movie. Almost very good, but not quite :)

  • April 04, 2010 msestherd
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    I highly recommend that others pass on watching this film. It has a great cast of talented actors but the plot and directing were deplorable. This is only the 2nd film I've ever abandoned ship on, but after 25 minutes I just couldn't take it any more and had to leave the theatre; I cant get my 2 dollars back but I did manage to salvage some of my time. 0 stars for me.

  • March 08, 2010 MoviesMoveMe
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    Serious, hard working, ambitious, "Beth"(Kristen Bell) is off to Rome for her sister's weeding, Blackberry in hand. Sidelined jock "Nick" is also attending the wedding on the groom's side. Boy meets girl, sparks fly, then boy waits a very long time to close the deal. The reason for the delay is the "Fontana de Amour" just outside the church. Here coins are tossed by aspiring romantics. After the wedding, a tipsy and unhappy Beth plucks a few coins out of the fountain launching a series of unlikely events with four male suitors who she has never met. Danny DeVito is mis-cast as not very funny sausage king "Al", old enought to be "Beth's" grandfather. This film is like light beer, not very filling but good for a quick pick me up.

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