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  • Summary: In "Just Go With It," a plastic surgeon, romancing a much younger schoolteacher, enlists his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife, in order to cover up a careless lie. When more lies backfire, the assistant's kids become involved, and everyone heads off for a weekend in Hawaii that will change all their lives. (Sony Pictures)

Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 31
  2. Negative: 13 out of 31
  1. Reviewed by: Mick LaSalle
    Feb 10, 2011
    A very funny romantic comedy that nicely combines Adam Sandler's acerbic sweetness with Aniston's down-to-earth warmth.
  2. Reviewed by: Mary Pols
    Feb 14, 2011
    A loose but fairly snappy remake of the 1969 charmer "Cactus Flower."
  3. Reviewed by: A.O. Scott
    Feb 10, 2011
    There is some cheap homophobia at the end, and a lot of the kind of misogyny that treats the existence of nonthin, nonrich, nonwhite women as a joke in itself.
  4. Reviewed by: Joshua Rothkopf
    Feb 11, 2011
    Sandler's puppy-dog persona is just about ready to be put down. From its title on, this is entertainment for extremely lazy audiences.
  5. Reviewed by: James Berardinelli
    Feb 13, 2011
    Akin to watching a bad sit-com that never ends.
  6. Reviewed by: Andrew O'Hehir
    Feb 11, 2011
    An Adam Sandler comedy, which means it bears only a superficial relationship to the customary conventions of moviemaking, and also that there's no use getting all worked up about that.
  7. Reviewed by: Dana Stevens
    Feb 10, 2011
    A comedy so noxious it seems the product of deliberate malignity. Surely the sour, vapid, miserable world of this movie can't reflect any real human being's notion of what love or humor or good storytelling is-not even a Hollywood screenwriter's.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 51 out of 75
  2. Negative: 20 out of 75
  1. Feb 11, 2011
    I think the critics just like to be negative of any Sandler or Aniston film. Thought Jennifer Aniston did a great job and Nicole Kidman was surprisingly funny as well. I laughed the entire time. Fun movie highly recommend it! Expand
  2. Aug 12, 2011
    The user reviews are more predictable if you think about it because its the critics job to watch films whereas its our choice to see these films and i think this film is really good. I went to see it with my friend and it was really good and really funny. I am now going to buy it on DVD because i want to watch it again. I dont think this film has any bad points and itss a people pleaser. Expand
  3. Feb 12, 2011
    loved the movie! great had me laughing! adam and jen work great together!!!! will watch again! idk about the critics reviews like they must be boring people the movie had so much comedy and jokes and it was absolutely what i expected it to be! Expand
  4. Feb 11, 2011
    I have no idea what's up with these critics. Sandler movies are damned funny! Sure, the pacing is off sometimes, but I laughed my ass off throughout this film. Decker is awesome (yes, she can act), Anniston rocks as usual (and looks amazing...), and the cameos are twisted. Totally worth seeing. Loved seeing pretty much the whole cast of Grandma's boy back in action. There's a little something for everybody - seriously. Expand
  5. Aug 15, 2013
    "Just Go with It" has major problems with its lack of wit and exhausted repeated jokes, but thankfully, Aniston's performance is able to boost up the comedy in the film; adding to an amount that ranks higher than many other films that try the same formula of comedy as of this film With Sandler's and Aniston's connection being believable, "Just Go with It" manages to hit the mark for several adults and teens to enjoy. Despite the issues with telling a story without the sidetrack and silly moments that were unnecessary, "Just Go with It" is enjoyable enough to be recommended to adults, and older teens. Expand
  6. Dec 21, 2011
    It is quite stupid and has way too many gross out gags to even be considered good. But you laugh every once in a while even though you feel wrong doing it. I give this movie 29%. Expand
  7. Feb 1, 2014
    This movie is a chore to sit through. The attempts at humour make me cringe and the whole vacation part of the film just seems like an excuse for the actors and crew to go on vacation. Adam Sandler still feels like he's playing the same character he plays in all his other movies so to say his performance is getting stale would be an understatement. The only reason I don't regret watching this movie is that when someone says they've seen the worst movie ever, I can say "you clearly haven't seen Just Go With It" Expand

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