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She's Out of My League

A movie released March 12, 2010

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4 stars: Can a 5 really score a 10? I think he can!!

  • Aug 20, 2010
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All guys have girl troubles at some point in their lives most of the time those troubles go away after the teenage years end but in some instance our girl troubles can cross over into our adult years and destroy our dreams of having a real love life with a beautiful woman. Kirk Kettner embodies the truest meaning of girl trouble  he has recently broken up with his ultra-mega Galactus super skank girlfriend Marine who left poor old, nice guy Kirk feeling like he  got hit by a  flat bed truck going a 100 miles per  hour(In lames terms he got screwed royally). To add insult to injury Kirk’s dim bulb parents have kind of taken Marine in as a surrogate daughter and her new boyfriend Ron (WTF!!!) Kirk tries his best to get Marine back he even gives her a gift  of a picture of them two years ago before there break-up nothing special just a little trinket to hold her earrings and stuff. His friends hate her his parents love her and he wants her so what is wrong with this picture? The fact that he meets another girl named Molly that is hotter than Marine, nicer than Marine and to top it all off a hard 10 and she actually likes Kirk the way he is. However, things don't go as planned and Kirk has to start reevaluating his relationship with Molly and asks himself if she is really out of his league.

 

 

 

 

Jim Field Smith's directorial debut "She's out of My League" is a conventional rom-com that lifts it from the pits of rom-com hell by the amazing humor, charm, and lowbrow wit of its script and of its characters (most especially T.J. Miller as Stainer). "She's out of My League" is the kind of comedy that hits hard than lets you relax than hits you hard again than lets you enjoy the rest of the ride without being smack over the head all the time with vulgar and  immature behavior. On the part of Kirk's friends however, this movie is very insightful into the life of an utter and complete loser (much like I use to be). Who by luck or an act of God ends up with a gorgeous and voluptuous blonde-haired woman (every man's dream, don't deny it). What makes this film so good and so much fun to watch is that you are not routing for a guy who can bag gorgeous babes. You are routing for a loser who has just bagged his first gorgeous babe in his entire life that is why you are routing for him. You want Kirk and Molly to be together you want them to do something romantic like drive off into the sunset or fly off into the sunset, or walk towards a sunset oh hell I just want them to walk towards something luminous setting in the distance. I don't know why it just seems it would fit with this films theme of finding love in strange places and looks do not really matter. Kirk is like my best friend Nathan mixed with allot of me to make one very shy, nervous, apologetic little man  you like Kirk from the very start and form the very start you also hate his friends who vast knowledge of  women is easily a 1.1 on the female knowledge scale and that's if you add up all three of theses ignorant fools  theses dung sacks wouldn't know a good women if she walked up to one of them and bitch slapped them square across the face It's very sad so sad is the fact that one of them is married and still and some comes out a bigger loser than Kirk was in the beginning(Nate Torrence as Devon).  The main point of this movie is love cannot be determine by what number you are or by what you look like, in my opinion, is the truest statement of love. Love is fair, love is unfair, and love is tough. Love is soft love is many things. However, rarely if ever is love judgmental or unforgiving. That is the message that this film   is trying to get across and thanks to careful  writing, solid performances from the cast of talented actors and sly direction "She's out of my League" is not only one of the best comedies of the year but also one of the sweetest films of the year. Even if at some points, it does not seem that way.

 

 

I loved this movie I loved everything about this movie even the vulgarity and immature behavior of Kirk's friends they grow on you and there not much different from my own friends so I am use to there behavior. This is such a heartfelt film even if it masked with constant vulgarity and cartoonishness the heart of this film shines through the grit and the grim and glows brightly. "She's out of my League" is one of the most hilarious comedies I have seen since "I, Love you Man" and in the ways of comedy it takes allot to make me laugh I am very picky about my comedy I hate almost all of Adam Sandler’s work. I love almost all of Jim Carrey's except for the Dumb and Dumber movies. Comedy is a special thing; you see the trick to making a good comedy is that the characters cannot know that they are in a comedy if they do then it just makes the film just all around bad. This film is not aware that it is a comedy, the characters are not aware that this is a comedy ergo; the jokes and the people telling them come out unscathed and outrageously funny. This is a comedy gem that should not be missed it may not be "The Hurt Locker" perfect or even close to that but for what it is this is one of the most enjoyable and most poignant comedies I have seen in a long time.

 

 

 

I do not particular like Jay Baruchel the guy sounds like a six year old and looks like he’s fourteen. However for a role like this Baruchel is perfectly suited for the part. The part of Kirk calls for a gangly looking loser, Baruchel is perfect for the part, and to top it off he can drop an uneasy joke like nobodies business. Baruchel acting skills are very mild, he is almost upstaged by newcomer Alice Eve, and especially Krysten Ritter’s bitchy performance as Patty Baruchel is able to hold his own and deliver a few great comedic lines. However, the bulk of the main comedy comes from his friends played respectively by Mike Vogel, Nate Torrence, and T.J. Miller with Krysten Ritter throwing in a few zingers and one-liners here and there that make the guys look bad. Baruchel is the consummate go to guy for geeks and losers he has the voice the face and the mannerisms down pat to play a part like this  he played the geek and loser in the biggest flop of the summer "The Sorcerer's Apprentice"(2010), here he is perfectly suited. In "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" Baruchel seemed a little mismatched and out of place  in "She's out of my League" he is a near-perfect casting choice for the part not just because he looks the part but because he can play the part to its fullest and he does play Kirk well making him  one of comedies more likable characters. the rest of the cast including Mike Vogel, T.J. Miller, Nate Torrence, Geoff Stults, Lindsay Sloane, Debra Jo Rupp and Krysten Ritter all deliver fine and in there own way funny supporting performances in this comic dazzler.

 

 

 

 

"She's Out of my League" is the kind of comedy that is intended for one audience, Males from ages 15-20  any older and you still have the same problems that Kirk has then, truth be told, something has gone terribly wrong . This is an all around funny movie with a big, big heart powering its central story of a loser finding love and happiness with a beautiful women. She's out of my League" is not just an outrageously funny movie  but it is also a touching romantic comedy and quite possible one of the funniest films of the year and one of the funniest  I have ever seen.

4: Funny:crude, rude & oddly sweet

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August 21, 2010
I was wondering about this film, sounds good I may check it out. Been a while since I have watched a movie like this, been in action mode since The Expendables and such.
January 23, 2011
You should really give this film a look it is absolutely hilarious and a really touching love story one of the best comedies of 2010 alongside "Get Him to the Greek".
 
August 21, 2010
For some reason, I REALLY liked this movie. I guess it is because I can just relate to the material. LOL! Nice review!
August 21, 2010
Thank you.
 
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review by . February 11, 2011
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** out of ****     "She's Out of My League" is a mildly entertaining and slightly better-than-average romantic comedy that is alas taken down a notch on the fun-o-meter due to the fact that all-in-all, it feels sort of generic. There is no doubt fun to be had in the film, and there are some funny jokes, but most of it feels dry. I have a lot of complaints when it comes to the film's consistency, the relationships between the two lovers, and the story as well. There are just too …
review by . March 15, 2011
We've all have that conversation. You know the one. It's usually over dinner or drinks with your good friend. More likely than not, it's a conversation you'd have at a bar while the person that you're talking about is just on the other side of the room. The one that usually sounds a little something like this...:    "You know that guy/girl... you know, that one that was just so OMG. Yeah that one... He/She's so hot, but he/she'd never go for someone like …
Quick Tip by . August 16, 2010
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A sweet, funny, crude, rude and utterly charming romantic comedy that overcomes its predictability due to the boundless energy of its outlandish humor, the wit of its idiotic characters(Kirk, Molly and Patty being the exception). "She's Out of My League" is a very, very enjoyable film that although may be filled to the brim at some points with obscene vulgarity and cartoonish antics it .By a miracle. Comes out an engaging, sweet and charming film about love, life and how sometimes …
review by . July 12, 2010
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review by . June 23, 2010
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Most comedies out there today are complete and utter garbage. Most romantic comedies could be written by brain-dead zombies and have more originality. After watching hours of that drivel (my wife likes them), She's Out of My League was refreshing. For the first time in far too long, I laughed out loud at a romantic comedy. The movie was genuinely funny, meaningful, and not always predictable.     Despite the scenario ((hot girl, deadbeat guy), She's Out of My League doesn't peddle …
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A gorgeous girl takes an interest in an ordinary guy inShe's Out of My League, only to find their relationship questioned, criticized, and outright scoffed at by their friends and families. When airport security guard Kirk (Jay Baruchel, best known from supporting roles inKnocked UpandNick and Norah's Infinite Playlist) recovers the cell phone of knockout Molly (Alice Eve,Crossing Over), she asks him out to a hockey game as thanks. When a romance blossoms, Kirk is amazed--but not half as amazed as his buddies, who explain at length why Kirk is inferior in every way to this "perfect girl." This emphasis on the social ripples of the romance separatesShe's Out of My Leaguefrom the usual average-guy-beautiful-girl romance; the web of admiration, envy, insecurity, and social anxiety is the real topic of the movie, not bland morals like "love is blind" or "true beauty is within." Well, that and a lot of embarrassing comic bits involving shaving, premature ejaculation, and more--some bits wouldn't be out of place inThere's Something About Mary. It's not a great movie (Molly's role is underdeveloped, though not as badly here as in most boy-centered sex comedies), but Baruchel's puppy-dog charm, the better-than-average dialogue, and a strong supporting cast (particularly T.J. Miller,Cloverfield, and Krysten Ritter,Confessions of a Shopaholic) liftShe's Out of My Leagueabove the ordinary.--Bret Fetzer
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Director: Jim Field Smith
Genre: Comedy
Release Date: March 12, 2010
MPAA Rating: R
Screen Writer: John Morris, Sean Anders
DVD Release Date: June 22, 2010
Runtime: 1hr 44min
Studio: Dreakworks Video
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