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Image and video hosting by TinyPic Cast: Kristen Bell, Josh Duhamel, Anjelica Huston, Will Arnett, Jon Heder, Dax Shepard, Danny DeVito, Alexis Dziena, Peter D. Badalamenti II, Don Johnson, Keir O'Donnell

Director: Mark Steven Johnson

Genre: Romance/Comedy

Year: 2009

Rating: PG-13

After fishing out coins from a water fountain in Italy, cynical New Yorker Beth Harper (Kristen Bell) finds herself being wooed by several ardent suitors. As she deals with the attention, Beth tries to figure out whether a charming reporter (Josh Duhamel) really loves her.

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Like most romantic comedies today "When in Rome" is pretty much "by the book", it does have a few surprises but for the most part what you see is what you get here. Now considering that many of these types of movies do well at the box-office I guess being the "same" is not only okay but safe as well. Kristen Bell and Josh Duhamel both do a very good in their lead roles and they had some good chemistry together as well. As good as the leads are here I thought it was the supporting cast that includes Danny DeVito, Jon Heder, Dax Shepard, Will Arnett and Anjelica Huston that made the movie as good and funny as it was. Considering how predictable the story is the film did have some truly funny moments most of which were providing by that stellar supporting cast I mentioned. One thing the film does well is it brings to the table what it offers, maybe not much more but you have to know what you are getting before watching a film like this. Sure it's cheesy at times but I found enough good things in the movie to make it a worth-while watch. I was never bored and laughed a number of times and the entire cast made the film fun. Nothing special here but I really never expected that, it's light entertainment and I had an enjoyable time sitting down to it so if you like this sort of comedy I am sure yo are going to want to pick this up and have a look. The film is available on BLU-ray and will contain special features that include:

Alternate Opening and Ending

Mischief From the Set Featurette

Extended Scenes: Pain With The Suitors

More Deleted Scenes


Deleted Scenes

Music Videos: “Starstruckk” and “Stupid Love Letter”

The DVD will contain the special features:


Deleted Scenes

Music Videos “ Starstruckk” and “Stupid Love Letter”

Released by Touchstone / Disney

** 1/2 Out Of *****