When in Rome Poster

Release Date: January 29th, 2010

DVD Release Date: June 15th, 2010

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

Production Co: Gary Foster

Distributors: Walt Disney

Ratings & Reviews

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

  • The latest demonstration of the impossibility of making a good movie from a bad script is provided by When in Rome, a romantic comedy approved by the previous regime at Disney. show more

  • It is neither deep nor intelligent, but it's not intended to be either. The saving grace of the otherwise generic product is that Bell's vivacity and Duhamel's rakish charm allow the viewer to root for them. show more

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