She's out of My League

She's out of My League

Jim Field Smith (2008)

15 Certificate


Our Score
In this oddball romantic comedy from British director Jim Field Smith, the gross-out level is kept to a minimum and the language is reasonably clean, making it a refreshing change from similar testosterone-fuelled movies. Jay Baruchel stars as airport security worker Kirk Kettner, a lanky geek with a good heart who's taken advantage of by his family and his ex-girlfriend. Guided by a motley gaggle of protective friends, Kirk is urged to pursue gorgeous career woman Molly McCleish (Alice Eve) after an incident at the airport. What ensues is more than your average Judd Apatow comedy, even if the film has many recognisable genre hallmarks. It is unbelievable - Molly is definitely out of Kirk's league - but it has a sense of depth and feeling that tempers the slapstick content. Meanwhile, seamless ensemble playing from a solid supporting cast elevates this to the kind of home-town tale in which Jimmy Stewart wouldn't look amiss.


Distinctly average and unimpressive Kirk cannot believe his luck when he lands a date with the clever and beautiful Molly. The pair embark on a relationship but Kirk's insecurities lead him to question whether they belong together. Romantic comedy, starring Jay Baruchel, Alice Eve, TJ Miller, Mike Vogel, Nate Torrence and Lindsay Sloane.

Cast & Crew

Kirk Kettner Jay Baruchel
Patty Krysten Ritter
Jack Mike Vogel
Marnie Lindsay Sloane
Molly McCleish Alice Eve
Stainer T J Miller
Cam Geoff Stults
Mrs McCleish Sharon Maughan
Ron Hayes MacArthur
Mr McCleish Trevor Eve
Devon Nate Torrence
Mr Kettner Adam LeFevre
Mrs Kettner Debra Jo Rupp
Dylan Kyle Bornheimer
Debbie Jessica St Clair
Director Jim Field Smith
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColourTheatrical distributor: ParamountGuidance: Contains swearing and nudity.Available on: DVD and Blu-rayReleased on: 4 Jun 2010
Comedy Drama