A young man (Luke Wilson) discovers that the beautiful but manipulative woman (Uma Thurman) he is dating is really a superheroine known as G-Girl. When he dumps her for her neediness, she uses her powers to make his life a living hell.
The Ivan Reitman-directed comedy manages to sap the charm from everyone in its cast, all of whom have shone quite brightly in other settings.
July 21, 2006
The fusion of effects-fueled action fantasy with comedy worked well for director Ivan Reitman 22 years ago in Ghostbusters and, less so, five years ago in Evolution. But, it fails to save his latest, My Super Ex-Girlfriend.
Film Journal International
March 01, 2007
The funniest parts of the script, like its characters' casual acceptance of a comic-book reality, are so subdued that they can be missed entirely.