Jexi

critic Reviews

14% Rotten Tomatometer Score14%
  • It's hard to tell whether the lack of laughs in Jexi is a bug or a feature, but this AI rom-com is sorely in need of an OS update.
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    Brad NewsomeSydney Morning Herald
    Workaholics' Adam DeVine and the disembodied voice of Rose Byrne are wonderfully puerile fun in this sweet but dirty-minded rom-com.
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    Beatrice LoayzaAV Club
    Surely, bland cultural insights can't defeat a film whose main attraction is the promise of stupid, raunchy fun? Reader, Jexi fails even at that...
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    Andrew LapinNPR
    The stranded DeVine, for all his goofy charms as an actor, quickly exhausts our patience; he's in nearly every frame of this movie, and his screen partner is a phone, which means a hell of a lot of mugging for the camera.
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    Kimber MyersLos Angeles Times
    Lucas and Moore's film is filled with bugs, making it easy to unplug from its attempts to entertain and do literally anything else.
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    Zaki HasanSan Francisco Chronicle
    Jexi feels hopelessly out of step with the moment. Despite its subject matter, it's a flip phone movie in a smart phone world.
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    Owen GleibermanVariety
    Lucas and Moore write some whiplash funny lines, and since the film is just a throwaway, you can enjoy it on a trivial synthetic revenge-of-the-nerd level.
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    Mabel SalinasCine Premiere
    Jexi is not really a funny critique nor is it sufficiently terrifying. [Full Review in Spanish]
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    Mack RawdenCinemaBlend
    All I really know is I did not like Jexi, and it's hard for me to imagine many other people will.
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    Jackie K. Cooperjackiekcooper.com
    Adam Devine is more enjoyable in small doses - like supporting roles and not leading the charge. Michael Pena, we feel your pain. Come back, all is forgiven - this, Dora, everything!
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    Tim BraytonAlternate Ending
    Spends its time doing all of the tedious, schlocky things that romcoms do, only it does them with a laborious "extremely online" twist.
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