The Heartbreak Kid

1 out of 5 stars
There are those who think remaking Elaine May’s 1972 cringe-comedy classic at all is sacrilegious, and those who are simply ecstatic that the star and directors of There’s Something About Mary have reunited. Both of those groups will loathe this rom-com. The original’s premise has been stripped of anything to do with upward mobility, and except for one shot involving a Prince Albert, the Farrellys’ signature shock humor is largely absent. This Heartbreak Kid’s idea of funny is Carlos Mencia with a large mustache. That pretty much says it all.

By: David Fear


Release details

Rated: R
Duration: 0 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly
Screenwriter: Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly, Scot Armstrong, Leslie Dixon, Kevin Barnett
Cast: Ben Stiller
Michelle Monaghan
Malin Akerman
Jerry Stiller
Rob Corddry
Carlos Mencia
Scott Wilson
Danny McBride
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