• It's Complicated (2009)

It's Complicated

Release Date: December 25th, 2009

DVD Release Date: April 27th, 2010

R |2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary

Jane (Meryl Streep), a successful restaurateur, has been divorced from Jake (Alec Baldwin) for many years, although they remain friends. When an innocent meal together turns into an affair, Jane finds that she is the other woman in the now-remarried Jake's life. Meanwhile, Adam (Steve Martin), an architect hired to remodel her kitchen, is still stinging from his own divorce. He finds himself falling in love with Jane but soon realizes that he has become part of a triangle.

Cast: Meryl Streep, Steve Martin, Alec Baldwin, John Krasinski, Lake Bell, Rita Wilson, Zoe Kazan, Hunter Parrish

Director: Nancy Meyers

Genres: Romantic comedy , Comedy

Production Co: Waverly Films, Scott Rudin Productions

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: House, Love triangle, Engaging, Temptation, Hotel, 2000s, Daughter, Son, Amusing, Family, Forbidden love

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    What Meyers doesn't do is take chances. She sticks to formula and predictability. In "Complicated," this is as much a matter of casting as writing. show more

  • 88
    Michael O'SullivanWashington Post

    The romantic comedy about a divorced couple having an affair manages to be both light on its feet and heavy enough to deliver something of a message. show more

  • 75
    Michael PhillipsChicago Tribune

    It's Complicated isn’t: It’s pretty simple. It’s simply a good time. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Supporting Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010)
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture