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Date Night Review - Starring Steve Carell and Tina Fey

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Date Night is wonderful date movie. The movie isn't that great but with its two leads, Steve Carell and Tina Fey, you won't notice its flaws. Date Night is funny and in a way reflects real married life. They really look great as a couple. You'll likely know Steve Carell and Tina Fey based on their previous work. Steve Carell stars in NBC's comedy, The Office, and Tina Fey is the star and head writer of NBC's 30 Rock.

Date Night is about an ordinary married couple who decide to have a special date night in New York City classy restaurant. Having no reservations they took someone elses reservation. In a case of mistaken identity, they become
targets of a sindicate and spend their evening on the trying to get out of trouble.

Movie Information
Genre(s): Action|Comedy|Romance
Director: Shawn Levy
Writter(s): Josh Klausner
Rating: PG-13 "sexual and crude content throughout, language, some violence and a drug reference."
Theatrical Release Date: April 9, 2010
Running Time: 88 minutes
Origin: USA



According to RottenTomatoes.com as of April 14, 2010
Reviews Counted:139
Fresh:91
Rotten:48
Average Rating:6.1/10

According to metacritic.com as of April 14, 2010
Rating: 56 out of 100
Based on 37 critic reviews and 55 votes

Click on the publication to read some of the critic's full review. [Examiner]
Joe Morgenstern, Wall Street Journal:
"The movie's stars, Steve Carell and Tina Fey, are exactly what they seem. They're perfect casting in a short, sweet comedy that makes the most of their genial gifts until it loses its sense of proportion."
Mary F. Pols, TIME Magazine:
"It's a lively, often astute piece of marital sociology wrapped up in an action frolic involving an extremely average New Jersey couple."
Peter Travers, Rolling Stone:
"Here’s proof that Tina Fey and Steve Carell could squeeze laughs out of a phone book."
Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly:
"Carell and Fey project an intellectual sharpness and an understanding of what's important in life — and what's ridiculous — that are the hallmarks of endearingly sane adults capable of sustaining both a hot career and a warm marriage-with-children."
Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times:
"A movie like Date Night encourages Hollywood comedy to occasionally dial down, and realize that comedy emerges from characters and situations and can't be manufactured from manic stunts and overkill."
Lael Loewenstein, Village Voice:
"A romantic comedy with action, edge and genuine chemistry between its leads, Date Night scores a home run."
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