I Hate Valentine's Day
|I Hate Valentine's Day|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Nia Vardalos|
|Produced by||Madeleine Sherak|
|Screenplay by||Nia Vardalos|
|Story by||Nia Vardalos|
|Music by||Keith Power|
|Edited by||Steve Edwards|
Blue Star Pictures
I Hate Vday Productions
ICB Entertainment Finance
My Bench Productions
|Distributed by||IFC Films|
|Box office||$3,510,643 (worldwide)|
I Hate Valentine's Day is a 2009 romantic comedy film written and directed by Nia Vardalos. The film stars Vardalos and John Corbett, previously seen together in Vardalos' hit 2002 film My Big Fat Greek Wedding. The film was released on July 3, 2009, by IFC Films.
Florist Genevieve Gernier (Vardalos) believes that the best way to achieve romantic fulfillment is to never go on more than five dates with the same man. She is forced to reassess her philosophy when she meets Greg Gatlin (Corbett), a restaurateur who moves into her neighborhood.
- Nia Vardalos as Genevieve Gernier
- John Corbett as Greg Gatlin
- Stephen Guarino as Bill
- Amir Arison as Bob
- Zoe Kazan as Tammy Greenwood
- Gary Wilmes as Cal
- Mike Starr as John
- Jason Mantzoukas as Brian Blowdell
- Judah Friedlander as Dan O'Finn
- Rachel Dratch as Kathy Jeemy
- Jay O. Sanders as Tim the Delivery Guy
- Lynda Gravatt as Rose
- Suzanne Shepherd as Edie
I Hate Valentine's Day was released in the United States on July 3, 2009, in three theaters. The film grossed $5,009 in its opening weekend, a per-screen-average of $1,670. It grossed $3,510,643 as of July 1, 2013.
Reviews for I Hate Valentine's Day were mostly unfavorable. Based on twenty-one reviews collected at Rotten Tomatoes, the film received a 16% positive rating.
Another review aggregator, Metacritic, gave the film an average score of 17 out of 100, based on thirteen reviews. It is placed among the site's top two hundred films with the worst reviews of all time.