No one will be thunderstruck by the insights buried in Valentine's Day, but couples seeking romantic fluff probably will find just enough humor and heart to satisfy them.
—Stephen Farber Hollywood Reporter
The movie is set up as a valentine to Vardalos. She should try sending herself flowers.
—Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times
...a plodding mediocrity with an almost mercenary adherence to formula.
—Andrew Barker Variety
...a charmless rom-com...
—Lisa Schwarzbaum Entertainment Weekly
...a cliched romantic comedy.
—Robert Abele Los Angeles Times
...a clunky, unfunny and plodding mess.
—Claudia Puig USA Today
...a big fat snooze.
—Leah Rozen People
...an unspeakable nadir in the career of its writer-director-star, My Big Fat Greek Wedding's Nia Vardalos.
—Nathan Rabin Onion AV Club
I've been to fu nerals that were a lot more fun than I Hate Valentine's Day.
—Lou Lumenick New York Post
...transcendently inept and self-regarding...
—Ella Taylor Village Voice