Just Go With It on DVD
Tried-and-tested rom-com with Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston Discuss this article
(15+) US. Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Nicole Kidman
Left with a ring on his finger after a disastrous near-marriage, Adam Sandler’s LA plastic surgeon has been using the misunderstood-hubby ruse to pick up a string of women. That’s fine, until he falls for a high school teacher, who spots said ring and makes a sharp exit. So begins a fairly traditional situation comedy, where he plans to win her heart by having his loyal nursing assistant, Aniston, pose as the wife he’s about to divorce, but once the lies begin, complication piles upon complication.
It’s a tried-and-tested scenario, actually a remake of 1969’s Cactus Flower. The central conceit serves the new version well enough, despite the regrettable addition of sundry idiotic distractions. Aniston makes the script seem better than it is and gives the movie a semblance of heart, while Sandler delivers his usual one-note whiny ersatz sincerity. Not his worst, but the rewards are fitful.
Time Out Dubai,
- Novo Cinecity Al Ghurair(8)
- Novo Cineplex (Oud Metha)(15)
- Novo Festival Cinema(14)
- Novo Megaplex IBN Batutta Mall(22)
- Reel Cinemas Dubai Marina Mall(9)
- Reel Cinemas The Beach Mall(1)
- Reel Cinemas The Dubai Mall(26)
- VOX Cinemas Deira City Centre(11)
- VOX Cinemas Mall of the Emirates(17)
- VOX Cinemas Mercato Mall(14)
- VOX Cinemas Mirdif City Centre(11)
Our favourite features
The 50 best things to do in Dubai The emirate's best toilet, burger, elevator, proposal spot and more
Dubai's dining districts The battle of Dubai's best foodie neighbourhoods
Best nightclubs in Dubai The best nightclubs in Dubai revealed. Where do you like to party?
Were you there? The 40 biggest gigs of the year Take a look back at the most memorable UAE concerts from the 2013/14 season
Your essential guide to Dubai Marina Food, drink, play and live in Dubai Marina
Why you should visit Old Dubai Insider's guide to the traditional heart of the city
Dubai's best cafés revealed Top spots which offer books, board games, shisha and more
Dubai's best buffets Loosen the belt and pile up your plate at these all-you-can eat packages
The UAE’s best swim-up bars Refresh your body and your thirst at these poolside spots
86 Friday brunches to try Time for brunch? We run through the options - in price order
Dubai's must-visit mini malls Bigger doesn't always mean better...
How to... 24 must-have Dubai skills From lighting a barbecue to getting a driving licence
...and RELAX: 25 must-try spa treatments From ocean-view treatment rooms at the Burj Al Arab to faultless facials...
Must-see Dubai sights Nine iconic attractions no tourist or resident should miss
Dubai's best breakfasts Brilliant breakfast dishes from around the world available in Dubai