- Director: David Wain
- Genre(s): Comedy
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They Came Together is one joke repeated until you're broken down by the giggles. It shouldn't work as well as it does, and wouldn't if it weren't perfectly cast with America's Comedy Sweethearts.
Larky, witty and sometimes even wise, this spoof on every rom-com ever made is less a fully realized film than an extended skit, a series of set pieces that poke gentle and sometimes transgressively crude fun at the tropes of girl-meets-boy that have enchanted and addled audiences for generations.
Mr. Wain, who made a delightful comedy with “Role Models” and a cult favorite with “Wet Hot American Summer,” has opted to deliver a series of hit-and-miss sketch-comedy bits rather than a fully realized movie that might have gutted contemporary rom-com clichés rather than just weakly aping them.
Jul 1, 2014Fans of: Anchorman, Naked Gun, Dumb and Dumber, Mystery Team, Billy
Madison, Wet Hot American Summer
You have your next (cult) classic comedy. I haven't laughed this hard
maybe ever. Will the film hold up on repeat viewings? I'm not sure. But
this is just ingenious comedy writing. It's the wackiest film I've ever
seen in my life.
Every single scene is a satire of something in an actual romantic
comedy. Yet, that would get old quick if the scenes didn't have INSANE
jokes too. Luckily, the scenes do.
This movie isn't going to be for everyone as I can see the rating is at
like a 6.2/10. But if you like wacky humor and you liked the movies I
listed above, I would give this movie a chance. Seek it out in theaters
when it comes more widely available. It certainly is way better than
the previews suggested and most of the other big budget summer films
coming out this year.… Expand
Jun 28, 2014Such a bizarre movie, I'm really not sure how to rate it. Before watching this movie, you absolutely need to know that this is a parody of romantic comedies. If you're expecting a standard romantic comedy, you're going to be really confused. The movie extremely outwardly and blatantly makes fun of itself throughout. It's very bizarre, but if you know what to expect, it is very funny. I laughed out loud many times...and also yelled things like "what the hell?!?" at the TV several times because weird things kept happening that wouldn't in real life with real people. Characters break the fourth wall making it hard to believe that the characters are real people, so empathy is difficult, so this movie is mainly just for the laughs. It has a fantastic cast with more familiar faces than I could name. Throughout the whole thing, I kept thinking "This really reminds me a lot of Wet Hot American Summer." Afterwards, I looked it up, and yep, I was right, same writer and director....partially the same cast (with lots of other people we all know from assorted sitcoms showing up.) So, if you're a fan of Wet Hot American Summer, like quirky comedies, and like to laugh at the conventions of typical romantic comedies, then the movie is worth watching.… Expand
Jun 29, 2014The two leads are very likeable. Having said that this is a bizarre bland ridiculous comedy which is a total rip off of the very old Meg Ryan comedy YOU GOT MAIL. The trailer is the whole movie. Everything else is just filler. Just a few mild chuckles nothing more. Very disappointing.… Expand