Preggoland 2014

Critics score:
41 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Guy Lodge, Variety: Pointed social commentary shines through in this uneven but amusing pregnancy farce. Read more

John DeFore, Hollywood Reporter: [It's] constructed exactly like a middlebrow studio comedy but lacking the directorial verve that might make it play like one. Read more

Katie Walsh, Los Angeles Times: For all the implausible, coincidental and slapstick moments, there's a caustic veracity and trenchant social commentary in "Preggoland" that rings particularly true ... Read more

Neil Genzlinger, New York Times: The movie's flaw is that it mixes tones. Ruth, her relatives and her fellow workers are realistically played, but her gal-pal buddies are caricatures. Read more

Liam Lacey, Globe and Mail: Preggoland feels like a rough cut of a Judd Apatow movie, similarly pushing the taste envelope in cringe-worthy directions before wrapping up with a rom-com bow. Read more

Bruce Demara, Toronto Star: Bennett creates a memorable character in feisty Ruth and there's enough comedy and redemption to make Preggoland an enjoyable romp. Read more

Liz Braun, Toronto Sun: Let's not belabour this. Preggoland is a misguided comedy about a thirtysomething woman who pretends to be pregnant on a whim. Read more

Ernest Hardy, Village Voice: There's satiric comedy to be mined from the conflicting messages society still sends about pregnancy, motherhood, and women's worth, but the script isn't smart enough to explore them. Read more