• It Had to Be You (2016)

It Had to Be You

Release Date: October 21st, 2016

DVD Release Date: December 20th, 2016

R |1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary

Sonia (Cristin Milioti), a neurotic and charming jingle writer, dreams of having an exciting life. The sudden marriage proposal and subsequent ultimatum from her easygoing boyfriend (Dan Soder) force Sonia to confront whether she wants to join the ranks of her married friends or pursue her fantasies.

Cast: Cristin Milioti, Dan Soder, Halley Feiffer, Kate Simses, Erica Sweany, Mark Gessner, Kyle Mooney, Nick Mennell

Director: Sasha Gordon

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Samuel Goldwyn Films

Keywords: Friendship, Love, Creative, Friend, Cheeky, 2010s, New York City, Quest, Charming

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    It Had to Be You ultimately demonstrates enough cleverness and inventiveness to make it more than a by-the-book entry in a genre that's become more than a little stale. show more

  • 70
    Neil GenzlingerThe New York Times

    Cristin Milioti (“How I Met Your Mother”) is so quirkily endearing in the lead role that she makes it easy to just go with the airy tale. show more

  • 80
    Gary GoldsteinLos Angeles Times

    A memorable romantic comedy that stands to bring back the genre’s good name, “It Had to Be You” is as funny, endearing and enjoyably off-kilter as its adorable star, Cristin Milioti. show more

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