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The Dilemma

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Overall 9
9.0

This is not a comedy, but that doesn't mean it wasn't good.

Thomas Ferreira, IMDb
21 May 2011
  • Summary: I think it was wrong to advertise this as a comedy. It was not. But I felt it was real. The argument that those two women wouldn't be interested in these two people is ridiculous argument. Its done in Movies all the time. But this really was NOT a comedy. I think people are giving the movie a bad rap mainly for that reason. Not because it was a bad movie. Yes it made your stomach upset but that is because it was an uncomfortable movie.
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Not Much Of A Dilemma As The Right Option Is Obvious

Chrysanthepop, IMDb
11 May 2011
  • Summary: How could one go wrong with a cast like Jennifer Connelly, Vince Vaughn, Winona Ryder, Kevin James and Queen Latifah? While 'The Dilemma' isn't among the worst movies, it's still a big disappointment. The premise doesn't promise a classic but it sounded funny and since Vaughn and James were involved, I expected to laugh and with Ryder and especially Connelly, I expected some substance. 'The Dilemma' is a complete failure where substance is concerned.
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Overall 6
6.0

Unfairly Bashed

trayoder, IMDb
22 February 2011
  • Summary: I went into this movie with an open mind. I didn't think it would be the greatest movie ever made, but at the same time I knew it was directed by Ron Howard, who has made some outstanding movies. The movie is not as funny as I thought it would be, but in the end that was o.k. to me. Most people probably went to see it with the mindset that it was going to be a mindless laugh-fest because of the previews and the stars Vince Vaughn and Kevin James. This is not the case.
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Overall 3
3.0

A waste of $70,000,000

Filmy2020, IMDb
28 January 2011
  • Summary: This movie is a shameful waste of $70,000,000. It's also an unusual waste of a talent like Jennifer Connely. I can't even begin to tell you where this movie goes wrong, because it never seemed to go right. For the first 30 minutes of the movie, there is nothing remotely funny, original or entertaining. I gave it the benefit of the doubt, telling myself "ok, Ron Howard is just setting up the premise. It will get better." But it doesn't. Not a bit.
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Overall 6
6.0

Yada Yada Yada

rawvibes, IMDb
27 January 2011
  • Summary: Ronny and Nick have been best friends since college. The two are partners in their own auto design firm; their big dream comes true when they land a big deal with Chrysler. Nick has found a way to make an electric car sound and feel like a muscle car. Ronny's life has now turned for the worst when he catches Nick's wife cheating with another man. So does he tell his best friend about the other man, or should he wait until the Chrysler presentation is over.
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Overall 6
6.0

Yet again a comedy which isn't a comedy

Neil Welch, IMDb
27 January 2011
  • Summary: Ronny (Vince Vaughan) unwittingly witnesses Geneva (Winona Ryder), the wife of his best friend and business partner Nick (Kevin James) having a clandestine romantic encounter with Zip (Channing Tatum). The eponymous dilemma is what should he do? Should he do nothing, speak to Geneva, or Zip,, or tell his friend Nick?
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Overall 1
1.0

Be warned:

totonka, IMDb
17 January 2011
  • Summary: I had the bad fortune of seeing this picture at a sneak preview in Frankfurt and, after suffering during the whole time I watched it, I think that I've earned the right to write a review and warn you all: be careful, do not be fooled by the names in the cast or even by the fact that this film is directed by Ron Howard (who has made a couple of good films). I will tell you whats wrong with the movie: 1.
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Overall 3
3.0

Great Moments Lost in Great Opportunity

David Ferguson (fergusontx@gmail.com), IMDb
15 January 2011
  • Summary: Greetings again from the darkness. On average, I see two new releases per week. Selections are based on subject matter, cast, director, and most often, the trailer. My most recent two viewings were BLUE VALENTINE and SOMEWHERE, both somber to say the least. So a light-hearted buddy flick with Vince Vaughn and Kevin James, and directed by Ron Howard, seemed like just the right change of pace.
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Overall 7
7.0

A Comedy with a Story to Tell

Arad Mojtahedi, IMDb
15 January 2011
  • Summary: I came to this movie with the lowest expectations. Never been a fan of Vince Vaughn and I knew the reviews were not kind to this film. However, this is a film that while you won't be laughing your ass off during the whole movie, it provides a few good laughters and it also has a decent story to tell. The story is simple yet it keeps you questioning yourself... what would YOU do if you caught your best friends wife cheating?
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Overall 5
5.0

bleh

bethie0365, IMDb
15 January 2011
  • Summary: OK..OK..it wasn't 'awful', but it wasn't OH MY GAWD this is great either. The Dilemma is presented as a conflict that Vince Vaughn has when he sees his best friend and business partner's wife having an affair. Coulda , shoulda, woulda been a different movie had the following happened: 1. Winonna Ryder...isn't in the movie 2. Kevin James ..had more comedy rather than 'engineering' skills 3.
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