The Beautician and the Beast Reviews

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Grace Montgomery
Common Sense Media
April 15, 2015
Dated '90s romcom has some stereotypes, innuendo.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
January 24, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
December 21, 2002
Standard feature-length sitcom material. For Drescher fans only.
| Original Score: 2/5
Rebecca Murray
About.com
October 1, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
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Susan Wloszczyna
USA Today
January 1, 2000
Listening to Fran Drescher's nasal squawk for an entire movie is the price you'll pay to see The Beautician and the Beast. Imagine having your ear canal scoured with Brillo. Only more abrasive.
| Original Score: 2/4
Madeleine Williams
Cinematter
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Scott Renshaw
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
March 4, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
January 13, 2004
As hokey and banal as a sitcom, with predictable culture-clash gags and fairly flat one-liners.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
August 6, 2011
Cheesy, multi-accented culture-clash comedy that's seldom funny
Full Review | Original Score: C
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Entertainment Weekly
February 7, 1997
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Bruce Bennett
Spectrum (St. George, Utah)
December 16, 2003
A charming surprise
| Original Score: 3/5
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
April 7, 2010
Manages to be sweet and likable, largely because Kwapis directs the actors well and treats the sub-Lubitsch material as if he actually believed in it.
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
March 27, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Leslie Rigoulot
Film Scouts
April 17, 2002
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Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
November 6, 2002
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Urban Cinefile
January 1, 2000
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Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Barbara Shulgasser
San Francisco Examiner
January 1, 2000
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 22, 2002
Christine James
Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
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Emanuel Levy
Variety
March 26, 2009

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January 1, 2000

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January 1, 2000

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January 1, 2000

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
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Houston Chronicle
January 1, 2000
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