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Hooking Up (2020)

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Critic Consensus: Hooking Up highlights Sam Richardson and Brittany Snow's strengths as leads -- and their limitations when saddled with a deeply subpar script.

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Brittany Snow and Sam Richardson star in this romantic comedy. Darla (Snow) is a sex columnist pumping out scandalous content for a lifestyle magazine. Bailey (Richardson) is a hopeless romantic who's just been dumped by his high school sweetheart and receives a medical diagnosis that makes him reevaluate his life. After a chance meeting, the mismatched duo hit the road on a cross country trip in search of some much needed healing. Directed by Nico Raineau.

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Cast

Amy Pietz
as Betty
Anna Akana
as Elizabeth
Rob Moran
as Charlie
Shaun Brown
as Franklin
David C Tam
as Mr. Carthright
Latrice Butts
as Office Employee
Jennifer Dent
as Office employee
Richard Jackson
as Dr. Kaydan
Hank Slaughter
as Group Member
Alex Moore
as Office Employee
Minnie Quan
as Mrs. Carthright
Erica Muse
as Bar Patron
David Opegbemi
as Dave the Trainer
Nick Martin
as Mustache Hipster
Paul Blain
as Young Stranger
Andrew Wills
as Group Member
Marissa Woolf
as Waitress
Michael Wakefield
as Party Guest
Jay Dee
as Cook
Jason Bremer
as Group Member
Michael Benefield
as Group Member
Shelley Kaehr
as Airport Traveler
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Critic Reviews for Hooking Up

All Critics (22) | Top Critics (6)

This movie is as vanilla as they come.

June 3, 2020 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
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"Hooking Up" is a pretty good movie. I enjoyed it and could even imagine watching it again. But it's also the movie that shows that Snow doesn't have to be relegated to pretty good movies. She's ready for better.

March 25, 2020 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Director Nico Raineau and co-writer Lauren Schacher hug the familiar beats of the form while rubbing up against its conventions with some naughty, sometimes endearing tweaks.

March 22, 2020 | Full Review…
Top Critic

While not everything connects in the movie, "Hooking Up" is saved by the efforts of Snow and Richardson.

March 19, 2020 | Full Review…

You wouldn't think that sex addiction and testicular cancer are topics that could be mined for any but the cheapest of laughs. And Hooking Up would prove you right.

March 19, 2020 | Full Review…

Raineau flips gender stereotypes, giving Darla more sexually aggressive traits and Bailey more timid ones. But even that feels trite...

March 19, 2020 | Full Review…

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