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What's Your Number?
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Jan 30, 2012 By: Stephanie Cooke
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Director:
Mark Mylod

Actors:
Anna Faris
Chris Evans
Ari Graynor

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WHAT'S IT ABOUT?
A woman, having hit her sexual limit at 20 men, decides to track down the other 19 guys in hopes that she's overlooked one who could be "the one."
IS IT A GOOD MOVIE?
Where do I even begin with this movie? Ok so first of all, the acting. Im going to start things off with Anna Faris. For me, this girl is up there with Sarah Jessica Parker in the sense that I wonder how she gets work time and time again. Faris is good for parody movies and stupid comedies, but when shes actually trying to be taken semi-seriously (or at least as seriously as one can be taken in a chick flick), it just doesnt work for her.

I dont hate chick flicks, but for me to enjoy them it has to be an all-round good movie good story, good (or decent) actors and it either has to make me laugh or cry. WHATS YOUR NUMBER has some of these elements like the story while not a great story, it had a lot of potential to be funny or just outrageous, but instead all the opportunities to make audiences laugh were squandered on crude and unfunny jokes or just predictable and boring scenarios. Additionally, the movie had some pretty decent talent involved, with my favourite performance coming from Chris Evans, who has yet to disappoint me in a role (some of the movies hes in might be shite, but hes at least pulled his weight to make them bearable). Other notable talent and performances come from Ari Graynor, Blythe Danner, Zachary Quinto, Martin Freeman and Joel McHale who are all wasted in this film.

I dont know who or what to blame for how terrible WHATS YOUR NUMBER? is. I cant figure out if it was a lack of direction that took the movie all over the place or if it was just a bad screenplay to begin with, even the before actors and director got involved. Either way, the movie is trying SO hard to be this quirky, fun and original-ish rom-com that it seemingly lost focus of the quality of film it needed to be for it to be enjoyable.
THE EXTRAS
Deleted Scenes and Extended Flashback Dates: Most of these are extended scenes but for the most part, we pretty well saw 90% of this stuff during the movie with 10% of it being sort of new (and not very good) content. I think theres maybe one or two actually deleted scenes and they too, are not very good.

Gag reel: Quite possibly the least funniest gag reel I have ever seen. There were actually a couple moments when Anna Faris seemed kind of genuine and I thought she seemed like she would be a cool person in real life, but those moments passed very quickly.
FINAL DIAGNOSIS
WHATS YOUR NUMBER? wasn't the worst movie that Ive ever seen, but its definitely up there. There were definitely moments when I thought the film was going to make me laugh, but it passed and instead left me cringing and feeling slightly embarrassed for all involved parties. Unless youre obsessed with Anna Faris or Chris Evans and nothing can destroy that bond between you, avoid WHATS YOUR NUMBER? at all costs.

SPOILER ALERT - Worst moment (or among the worst): When Anna Faris tries to pretend that shes British.
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