User Score
6.5

Generally favorable reviews- based on 11 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 11
  2. Negative: 1 out of 11

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  1. May 15, 2013
    3
    All the right pieces are in place but the potential remains just that. Overzealous, manic, marginally bearable department head transfers into an new setting and runs wild with a marginally implementable profit plan designed to shake up the marketing position of this supermarket chain. Unfortunately, the comedy shifts midstream into a drama & ultimately does neither genre well enough toAll the right pieces are in place but the potential remains just that. Overzealous, manic, marginally bearable department head transfers into an new setting and runs wild with a marginally implementable profit plan designed to shake up the marketing position of this supermarket chain. Unfortunately, the comedy shifts midstream into a drama & ultimately does neither genre well enough to leave its mark in either one. But the 1st 45 minutes are great entertainment. Expand
  2. Mar 31, 2013
    4
    Price Check starts off as workplace comedy, then as movie goes on it turns more into relationship drama. In the end what what it has left is bit of mix-and-match of both, yet neither working that well. On positive side the roles are carried out well by the actors.
Metascore
67

Generally favorable reviews - based on 11 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 11
  2. Negative: 0 out of 11
  1. Reviewed by: Gary Goldstein
    Nov 23, 2012
    80
    Writer-director Michael Walker keeps a firm grip on his smart material, offering up big laughs, lots of recognizable behavior and, in the end, a wistful glimpse at life's inevitable priorities.
  2. Reviewed by: Stephen Holden
    Nov 16, 2012
    60
    Once Price Check darkens, it loses its comic footing, along with its nerve, and becomes a wishy-washy potpourri of elements that fail to mesh: backing away from its satirical potential, it sputters toward an evasive and unsatisfying ending. Ms. Posey, however, blithely sails above the fray.
  3. Reviewed by: Kyle Smith
    Nov 16, 2012
    75
    A hilarious Parker Posey provides her customary blast of brittle energy in Price Check, an engaging corporate comedy.