Brokedown Palace Reviews

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Top Critic
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
January 1, 2000
Teenage girls whine and pout in prison. Not as fun as it sounds.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Bob Bloom
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 59/100
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
April 7, 2001
...trite, implausible, and annoying.
| Original Score: 4/10
Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine
March 8, 2002
Offensively stupid.
Full Review | Original Score: short
Eugene Novikov
Film Blather
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Jim Shelby
Palo Alto Weekly
May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 2/4
Dustin Putman
TheFilmFile.com
January 1, 2000
A glossy Hollywoodization of a serious subject that is as far from the bright lights of Hollywood as could possibly be.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 1.5/4
Madeleine Williams
Cinematter
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Matt Easterbrook
Matt's Movie Reviews
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 4/10
David Luty
Film Journal International
January 1, 2000
Far messier and more corrupt than the society it attempts to portray.
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
June 21, 2002
about as thrilling as a long line at customs. The screenplay (is)apparently based on those recorded warnings played in airports... Danes and Beckinsale struggle to bring some conviction to a story sorely in need of it.
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
January 1, 2000
Perky print ads for this gravely earnest drama suggest a cosmetics campaign and, ironically enough, end up painting a more accurate picture of what the film is really like.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Scott Renshaw
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
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Todd McCarthy
Variety
June 17, 2008
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000
Susan Granger
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 9, 2005
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
January 1, 2000
Wesley Morris
San Francisco Examiner
January 1, 2000
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Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
November 6, 2002
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Urban Cinefile
January 1, 2000
Philip Kemp
Sight and Sound
March 5, 2002
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Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com
January 1, 2000
Cynthia Fuchs
Philadelphia City Paper
January 1, 2000
Randall King
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
Top Critic
Amy Taubin
Village Voice
January 1, 2000
Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy
January 1, 2000
Top Critic
Bob Graham
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Gary Brown
Houston Community Newspapers
January 1, 2000
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
February 14, 2001

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