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I Give It a Year (2013)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  8 February 2013 (UK)
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Newlywed couple Nat and Josh are deliriously happy despite their differences, though friends and family aren't convinced that they can last. With their first anniversary approaching and attractive alternatives in the mix, can they last?

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Newlywed couple Nat and Josh are deliriously happy despite their differences, though friends and family aren't convinced that they can last. With their first anniversary approaching and attractive alternatives in the mix, can they last?

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Rated R for sexual content, language and some graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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$5,436 (USA) (9 August 2013)

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$32,514 (USA) (13 September 2013)
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Dan Mazer, the director, was worried about the two main characters, Rose Byrne and Rafe Spall, because when they met they bonded and had great chemistry. But in the movie, the two aren't supposed to. See more »

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When Josh is listening to the voice mail from Chloe, his iPhone is still locked on the home screen. See more »

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Nat: We have an incredible sex life, but that's not the point. I love the Michael Jackson "Off the Wall" album, but I wouldn't necessarily want to only listen to that the rest of my life.
Naomi: Yeah, Oh honey, I been there. I mean you'll listen to it a lot in the beginning. You'll listen to it in all sorts of places. You'll listen to it in the car, in the disabled toilet cubicle in the McDonald's in Egham... in your unconscious Granny's hospital room.
Nat: Granny Mary?
Naomi: It's what she would have wanted... But ...
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I give it a 5
28 February 2013 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

I file this in the same category as Death at a funeral and A few best men: a nominally funny premise where the comedy is shoveled on with a trowel in a 'quantity equals quality' approach. Stephan Merchant's lines in particular are so cringe-worthy that after the 10th faux pas you know he's going to say something offensive every time he opens his mouth so there is no shock value left. Rafe Spall seems to be treating this as a movie-length episode of 'Pete vs Life'. This is a British film but it has all the hallmarks of a typical U.S. gross-out comedy, and all the shortcomings of that genre too. If you don't believe in the characters as real people then the comedy becomes like watching a cartoon. Be warned: if you have seen the trailer, then you have seen all the best lines in the film.


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