Isn't It Romantic

Release Date: February 13th, 2019

PG-13 |1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary

Natalie is a New York architect who works hard to get noticed at her job, but is more likely to deliver coffee and bagels than design the city's next skyscraper. Things go from bad to weird when she gets knocked unconscious during a subway mugging and magically wakes up to find herself in an alternate universe. Always cynical about love, Natalie's worst nightmare soon comes true when she suddenly discovers that she's playing the leading lady in a real-life romantic comedy.

Cast: Rebel Wilson, Liam Hemsworth, Adam DeVine, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Betty Gilpin, Brandon Scott Jones, Jennifer Saunders, Alex Kis

Director: Todd Strauss-Schulson

Genres: Romantic comedy , Fantasy

Production Co: New Line Cinema

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Hilarious , Amusing , New York City , 2010s , Transformation , Doctor , Quest , Love , Office , Friend , Hospital , Love interest , Offbeat , Lighthearted , Relationships

Ratings & Reviews

  • 67
    Richard LawsonVanity Fair

    I wish the movie was just a tad sharper, took a little more time to really clarify its stance on this whole social-sexual-commercial world of romantic aspirationalism, to make its commentary and its humor really sing—and sting. show more

  • 50
    Inkoo KangSlate

    Natalie might protest the whitewashing of New York by rom-coms, but Isn’t It Romantic trots out multiple supporting characters of color whose sole roles are to make the white protagonist look good. show more

  • 60
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    For all its winking jabs, this blend of giddy bits and teachable moments eventually follows the same old playbook. show more

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