In Theaters This Weekend: Life as We Know It

Life as We Know It, a romantic comedy staring Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhamel, opens in theaters nationwide Friday, October 8, 2010.


Photo by Peter Iovino/Warner Bros. Pictures

Life as We Know It is a romantic comedy about two people – Holly Berenson (played by Katherine Heigl), who is an up-and-coming caterer, and Eric Messer (played by Josh Duhamel), who is a promising network sports director. After a disastrous first date, the only thing they have in common is their dislike for each other and their love for their goddaughter, Sophie. But when they suddenly become all Sophie has in the world, Holly and Eric are forced to put their differences aside. Juggling career ambitions and competing social calendars, they’ll have to find some common ground while living under one roof.

The Life as We Know It cast includes Katherine Heigl, Josh Duhamel, Hayes MacArthur, Christina Hendricks and Jessica St Clair.

The critics are always tough on rom-coms, and Life as We Know It is no exception. Top critic ratings averaged a 5 out of 10.

“This is a change from what audiences have come to expect from the usual Heigl vehicle. She’s quicker-witted and warmer than usual here, and she keeps Duhamel on his toes, even when the storyline drags its feet.” -Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune

“So anyway, what happens in Life As We Know It? You’ll never guess in a million years. Never.” -Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times (We’re sensing some sarcasm here….)

“As uneven as it is, Life as We Know It still goes down like comic comfort food, especially for anybody who’s ever dealt with parenthood.” -Roger Moore, Orlando Sentinel

“A comedy as disposable — and stinky — as loaded Pampers.” -Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly

Check out the Life as We Know It movie trailer below.

Life as We Know It is rated PG-13 for sexual material, language and some drug content.

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