How to Be Single is a 2016 American romantic comedy film directed by Christian Ditter.

Official trailers

MGM on Thursday, November 19, 2015 released the trailer:
How To Be Single | Official Trailer .

Story intro

Alice (Dakota Johnson) temporarily dumps her college boyfriend Josh (Nicholas Braun) and moves to New York City to be a paralegal. She moves in with her sister, Meg (Leslie Mann), an OB/GYN who refuses to have a baby or relationship. Alice befriends wild Australian co-worker Robin (Rebel Wilson), who enjoys partying and one-night stands, and local bartender Tom (Anders Holm), who embraces the bachelor lifestyle and hooks up with various women, including Alice. Tom meets Lucy (Alison Brie) at his bar when she uses his Internet for free; she explains she is looking for "The One" using various dating sites.


Dakota Johnson
Alice Kepley
Leslie Mann
Meg Kepley
Rebel Wilson
Alison Brie
Anders Holm
Nicholas Braun
Jake Lacy
Jason Mantzoukas
Colin Jost
Sarah Ramos
Brent Morin


Principal photography began on April 20, 2015 in New York City, and ended on June 25, 2015.

The film How to Be Single was scheduled to be released by Warner Bros. Pictures and Warner Bros. on February 9, 2016 (London), on February 12, 2016 (United States) and on April 7, 2016 (Germany).

The duration of the film is 110 minutes. With a budget of , the film grossed over $112.3 million.

The film had received a "R" rating.


How to Be Single got average rating from critics. The audience dislikes the film either. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

External links

Official website:

Google: #HowToBeSingle

Wikipedia: How to Be Single