Baggage Claim: Likely the worst movie of the year

Gary Wolcott, atomictown.comSeptember 26, 2013 

Film Review Baggage Claim

This film image released by Fox Searchlight shows Djimon Hounsou, left, and Paula Patton in a scene from "Baggage Claim." (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight)


Rom-coms are usually bad, but this one takes bad to a whole new level. Baggage Claim is the worst movie of the year. Period.

Foxus majorus Paula Patton (2 Guns) is Montana Moore, airline hostess. She's always the bridesmaid, never the bride. Mom, who has been married four times -- or is it five? I didn't really care by that point -- is pushing her to find Mr. Right. She looks for love by connecting with past boyfriends who are flying about the country during the holidays.

All, of course, are the wrong guys. Her best guy friend is the obvious best choice.

Patton teams up with ultra-talented Derek Luke, Taye Diggs, Djimon Hounsou, Adam Brody and others in a film written and directed by David E. Talbert (Love in the Nick of Time), who writes films so bad the Hallmark Channel wouldn't air them.

Director: David E. Talbert

Stars: Paula Patton, Taye Diggs, Derek Luke, Adam Brody, Djimon Hounsou

Mr. Movie rating: 1/2 stars

Rated PG-13 for mature themes. It's playing at Regal's Columbia Center 8.

5 stars to 4 1/2 stars: Must see on the big screen

4 stars to 3 1/2 stars: Good film, see it if it's your type of movie.

3 stars to 2 1/2 stars: Wait until it comes out on DVD.

2 stars to 1 star: Don't bother.

0 stars: Speaks for itself.

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