• PG-13, 1 hr. 34 min.
  • Drama, Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Tamra Davis
    In Theaters:
    Feb 15, 2002 Wide
    On DVD:
    Jul 23, 2002
  • Paramount Pictures


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Crossroads Reviews

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Stephen Himes
Film Snobs

Musically, Britney is as talented as Samantha Foxx, and her acting is less textured than Lance Bass'.

Full Review Source: Film Snobs | Original Score: 1/5

June 10, 2002
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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I went to Crossroads expecting a glitzy bimbofest and got the bimbos but not the fest.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 1.5/4

February 15, 2002
James Berardinelli
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Crossroads adopts such a self-important tone that it's embarrassing.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 1/4

February 20, 2002
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

Its biggest fault is not having a clear idea of its audience.

| Original Score: 2/5

February 14, 2002
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Britney bomb isn't appropriate for her young fans.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 2/5

December 22, 2010
Larry Carroll

Although Britney and her friends drive some 2,000 miles, her movie never goes anywhere at all.

Full Review Source: Countingdown.com | Original Score: C

April 16, 2002
Donald Munro
Fresno Bee

Because Crossroads is essentially a platform for Spears' fledgling acting efforts, the film struggles with her.

February 15, 2002
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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She's not yet an actress, not quite a singer...

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

February 19, 2002
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

Too hokey, too stodgy and too aggressively pink.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 2/4

February 14, 2002
Eric D. Snider

A non-Britney person might survive a screening with little harm done, except maybe for the last 15 minutes, which are as maudlin as any after-school special you can imagine.

Full Review Source: EricDSnider.com | Original Score: C-

February 15, 2002
Clint Morris

Within 20 minutes of this incongruous baloney, I knew I'd stumbled upon a potential Razzie.

| Original Score: 0.5/5

October 2, 2002
Brian Orndorf

Full Review Source: Modamag.com | Original Score: 2/10

February 24, 2002
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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For anyone seeking a movie that captures the utter vapidity of the Britney Spears Experience, with all of her most annoying personal traits and uh-uh-uh vocal tics brought to the fore.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2/4

February 15, 2002
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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Oops, she's really done it this time. That chirpy songbird Britney Spears has popped up with more mindless drivel.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 1.5/4

February 15, 2002
Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye

Unfortunately, this young female-awakening dilapidated drama demands everything of Britney Spears as she juggles the rigors of being a sugar-coated lamb one moment than a rampaging rogue in a slinky bra the next.

Full Review Source: Movie Eye | Original Score: 1.5/4

March 4, 2002
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A stinker from top to bottom...

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

June 8, 2013
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee

Like one long commercial for Britney Spears, her moves and her music.

Full Review Source: Sacramento Bee | Original Score: 2/4

February 15, 2002
Jeanne Aufmuth
Palo Alto Weekly

...a plethora of mixed messages for teenage girls...

| Original Score: 1.5/4

February 13, 2002
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

It makes me feel weird / Thinking about all the bad things in the world / Like puppies with broken legs / And butterflies that die / And movies starring pop queens

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

February 14, 2002
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

Brittany's fans will probably love "Crossroads." Everyone else may be able to make a drinking game out of it.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: C-

February 14, 2002
Todd McCarthy
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October 18, 2008
Rich Cline
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August 12, 2002
Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
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August 9, 2002
Urban Cinefile Critics
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August 17, 2002

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November 14, 2002

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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Houston Chronicle
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