Full Movie Reviews
MovieAddict - wrote on 02/10/2012
Couples retreat is about a couple who cannot have children and their marriage is falling apart because of it. They decide to go to an island with their friends to try and patch up their marriage while the others want to take advantage of a money-saving deal. They are expecting scuba diving, jet skiing etc. and are disconcerted to find that they, too, are expected to participate in the marriage skills enhancement regime which, of course, soon point up weaknesses in all their relationships.
Once they get there, they discover the island is indeed beautiful. But, wait. The resort is divided into two parts, the "east side", where singles dance and party, and the "west side" where couples must follow a planned day schedule set up by Monsieur Marcel (Jean Reno), a sort of new age guru and …
MovieMike - wrote on 12/22/2011
‘Ah-ha!’ I thought, finally a decent date movie for my better half and myself. Having done a Caribbean cruise ourselves earlier this year, I figured we would not only enjoy the promised laughs (previews have a way of setting our expectations, don’t they?), but the beautiful island scenery as well. ‘Couples Retreat’ is a humorous take on the practice of marriage encounter sessions set in a beautiful island paradise. Cynthia (Kristen Bell) and Jason (Jason Bateman) play a married couple that have failed at procreation and feel their marriage is falling apart because of it. They learn of a group encounter session being offered at the aforementioned tropical island. To take advantage of the special rate, they have to cajole three other couples (including Vince Vaughn) into signing …