“Girl Most Likely” is a comedy from Kristen Wiig’s alternate universe career — the career she might have had without “Bridesmaids.”
A daft, thin and instantly forgettable farce about a woman of once-great promise who fakes a suicide attempt to hang on to a beau who is bailing on her, it’s the sort of movie that has its Manhattan heroine turn out to be from New Jersey — as if that’s all it takes for hilarity to ensue. It relies on Wiig’s charms, Matt Dillon’s wackiness and lot of examples of that favorite crutch of underwhelming romantic comedy directors — cute time-lapse montages set to pop music.
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GIRL MOST LIKELY
Rated PG-13: sexual content and language.
Running time: 1 hour, 43 minutes
Now showing: Area theaters