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What's Your Number? Maybe three out of 10, if that

Anna Faris deserves better than this lacklustre comedy

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In the year of Bridesmaids, it's hard not to compare What's Your Number? to that funnier, better romantic comedy. Anna Faris (The House Bunny) stars in this lacklustre film as a promiscuous woman who sets out to revisit her past boyfriends in a search for true love. This is after a magazine suggests any woman with more than 20 lovers won't be able to land a man. Issues of "slut-shaming" aside, Number falters most from its tired writing and strained premise. Faris once again shows herself as an able physical comedian, but her character's choices never make a lick of sense. Particularly the way she bemoans finding love while ignoring the helpful, always-naked Chris Evans across the hall. With its raunchy jokes and co-ed nudity, What's Your Number? tries very hard, but rarely scores.

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What's Your Number?

Official Site: www.whatsyournumbermovie.com

Director: Mark Mylod

Writer: Gabrielle Allan, Jennifer Crittenden and Karyn Bosnak

Producer: Tripp Vinson and Beau Flynn

Cast: Anna Faris, Chris Evans, Zachary Quinto, Andy Samberg, Ari Graynor, Martin Freeman, Matt Bomer, Chris Pratt, Ivana Milicevic and Joel McHale

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