The Baby-Sitters Club Reviews

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Fans and would-be fans of Ann M. Martin's books may be enthralled, but, for the rest of us, The Baby-Sitters Club is something of an endurance contest.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Mike Clark
USA Today
January 1, 2000
Were there not 125 million of Ann M. Martin's Club books currently in print, this cinematically destitute movie might have gone directly to video.
| Original Score: 1.5/4
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Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
85 minutes doesn't provide an adequate format for developing seven distinct characters.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Caryn James
New York Times
May 20, 2003
The Baby-Sitters Club is like an average installment of the series, aimed at girls who can't get enough of their fictional friends in any form.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
September 23, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Heather Boerner
Common Sense Media
September 16, 2010
A girlfriends story with a great message.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
September 3, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
August 28, 2002
Salutes the virtues of friendship.
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly
May 25, 2006
| Original Score: 3/5
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Hal Hinson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
A colorful, buoyant, loving tribute to the notion of girlfriends forever.
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Eve Zibart
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Though the script is predictable, it's not too clumsy.
Hollis Chacona
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
The Baby-Sitters Club has a youthful buoyancy and whimsical rhythm that catches even the most jaundiced (i.e., 16-year-old) viewers up in its play of light and energy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
February 13, 2001
A beautiful film that possesses the power to enchant all ages.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
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Leonard Klady
Variety
March 26, 2009

Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
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