How to Be Single

Lists: Comedy, Film Quest 2017, Female Lead

Brief Synopsis: "New York City is full of lonely hearts seeking the right match, and what Alice, Robin, Lucy, Meg, Tom and David all have in common is the need to learn how to be single in a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love."

Overall Ranking: 2587 (Rank from 2016: # 145)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 12.5%
Regular 25%
Half-Popped 25%
Stale 25%
Burnt 12.5%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Bryan Lienesch84 - Not only is it wonderfully funny, but it's whip smart, absolutely has the pulse of the modern generation, with progressively-driven characters that don't feel as though the film is standing on a soap box.
Comedy: 7
Sex Appeal: 7
Scary: 2
Rewatch: 6
Dave Examines Movies70(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest65
Dan O'Neill50(full review)
Travis Hopson43(full review)
Citizen Charlie34(full review)
Le Anne of Tinsel And Tine28 - I was going to skip seeing this movie, but the preview screening coincided with a friend's birthday, so I decided it would work for a dinner and a movie birthday celebration. Much to our surprise we really enjoyed it!!! The trailer throws the humor off. Those scenes seen in context, are funny. What's worse, the trailer eliminates the true warmth of the movie. You don't have to be a Millennial in the age of swiping left to appreciate these characters. If you are a fan of
(full review)
Comedy: 5
Rewatch: 7
David Baruffi11.6(full review)

People Involved

  • Dakota Johnson (Alice)
  • Alison Brie ()
  • Leslie Mann ()
  • Rebel Wilson (Robin)
  • Lily Collins ()
  • Dan Stevens ()
  • Damon Wayans Jr. ()
  • Anders Holm (Tom)
  • Jake Lacy (Ken)
  • Nicholas Braun ()
  • Maria Breyman (Dancer)
  • Jason Mantzoukas ()
  • Nick Bateman (Actor)
  • Tuesday Knight (Actress)
  • Carla Quevedo (Camille)
  • Charlotte Kirk ()
  • (Director)