It’s a crowded weekend at the box office but are any of these movies actually good? Let’s see what Rotten Tomatoes has for us.
Get Him to the Greek
Starring: Russell Brand, Jonah Hill, Rose Byrne, Sean Combs
Directed by: Nick Stoller
Plot: Aaron Greenberg gets a career making opportunity when he gets tasked with escorting rock god Aldous Snow from London to Los Angeles’ Greek Theater.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 74%
Critic Consensus: “Thanks to a suitably raunchy script and a pair of winning performances from Jonah Hill and Russell Brand, Get Him to the Greek is one of the year’s funniest comedies.”
Starring: Adrian Brody, Sarah Polley, Delphine Chaneac
Directed by: Vincenzo Natali
Plot: A pair of brilliant genetic engineers create the first human/animal hybrid but things quickly get out of hand.
RT Freshness: 72%
Critic Consensus: “It doesn’t take its terrific premise quite as far as it should, but Splice is a smart, well-acted treat for horror fans.”
Starring: Owen Wilson, Judy Greer, Lee Pace, William H. Macy
Directed by: Tom Dey
Plot: Marmaduke is a Great Dane and he’s really big so hilarity ensues.
RT Freshness: 11%
Critic Consensus: “Dull and unfunny, Marmaduke offers family filmgoers little more than another round of talking animals and scatological humor.”
Starring: Katherine Heigl, Ashton Kutcher, Tom Sellack, Catherine O’Hara
Directed by: Robert Luketic
Plot: After getting married, Jen finds out her husband Spencer is secretly a secret agent/hitman and the two have to go on the run after a number of other hitmen start gunning for him.
RT Freshness: 7%
Critic Consensus: N/A