Long Shot

critic Reviews

81% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score81%
  • A sharp and deceptively layered comedy that's further fueled by the odd couple chemistry of its leads, this Long Shot largely hits its marks.
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Brandon ShillingfordFilm Inquiry
    Though it lacks a certain edge, Long Shot is a tight, funny, and warm comedy with a ton of heart and two fantastic performances at its center.
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  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Filipe FreitasAlways Good Movies
    While flirting with some disturbing political truths, the film sometimes mistakes fatuity for freshness. If anything, it works as a showcase for the actors.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Kate RodgerNewshub (NZ)
    Long Shot is actually romantic and genuinely a comedy.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Harris DangImpulse Gamer
    Long Shot is a success in the polls thanks to Jonathan Levine's assured directorial hand, committed performances by Rogen and Theron, a stronger than expected script, and a romance that is genuinely romantic and affectionately heartfelt.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Allison RoseFlickDirect
    A fun date night movie which offers viewers a step above the typical rom-com fare that has most women swooning. You can do far worse than to spend your time and money on.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Sebastian Zavala KahnMe gusta el cine
    The kind of movie we rarely see in theatres nowadays: a well-made romantic comedy, starring two talented thespians. [Full review in Spanish]
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Andiee PaviourNobody's Reading This But Me
    US secretary of state Charlotte Field and windmill-tilting newspaper journalist Fred Flarsky are multiple poles apart, but she gets his wisecracks and his combative writing.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Diane PershingMalibu Times
    It was fun seeing Theron-always elegant and, of course, gorgeous-lighter and sillier than I've ever seen her. And comical, clever Seth Rogen, formerly cast as the buffoon or best friend in movies, is now slimmed down and almost believable as her guy.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Pablo O. ScholzClarín
    The outcome is more incredible than the romance between Theron and Rogen, in a reserved society like the American one. But if they don't laugh at themselves, who is going to do it? [Full review in Spanish]
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    María Fernanda MugicaLa Nación (Argentina)
    Charlize Theron demonstrates her talent by having her character shine as a true human being. [Full Review in Spanish]
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