When in Rome

When in Rome
When in Rome
  • PG-13
  • 1h 31m
  • 2010
Rotten16%
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When Beth, an unlucky-in-love New York curator (Kristen Bell), takes a whirlwind trip to Rome for her sister's wedding, an unexpected crush takes her by surprise. Quickly let down, defiantly plucks coins from the Fontana de Amore, magically igniting the passions of some comically unsuitable suitors. As a charming reporter (Josh Duhamel) becomes zealously smitten, Beth is skeptical that he's the real deal. Don't miss hilarious performances from an all-star cast you'll want to see again and again.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

TOMATOMETER®
Rotten16%
Critics Consensus: A pair of young, attractive leads can't overcome When in Rome's reliance on unfunny gags and threadbare rom-com clichs.
Reviews
Time Out
Joshua Rothkopf
Rotten

June 22, 2017
Film.com
Laremy Legel
Rotten

June 22, 2017
Guardian
Peter Bradshaw
Rotten

This Italian-themed romcom is not quite the most unspeakably-patronising-to-Italy film of all time...

June 22, 2017
Sydney Morning Herald
Paul Byrnes
Rotten

I'm not cynical about hope, just the way that romantic comedies exploit it, without necessarily de...

June 22, 2017
Sydney Morning Herald
Giles Hardie
Fresh

It manages to be reasonably fun, kind of funny and just a little charming, and will be fine to wat...

June 22, 2017
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
Teen-appeal actors disappoint in stereotypical romcom.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this romantic comedy depicts enchanted suitors who -- under a magical spell -- basically stalk a woman in a bid for her love. Although there's no explicit sexuality, there are several passionate kisses, and in one scene newlyweds appear topless except for an apron, which hides sensitive spots. There are a few comedic pratfalls, but no serious violence, and a few product placements that are obvious but not over-the-top. As is the case with many romantic comedies, the protagonist is a stereotype of a workaholic woman in search of love.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy
  • Release Date:January 29, 2010
  • Languages:English, Spanish
  • Captions:English, Spanish
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
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