• PG, 1 hr. 43 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Hugh Wilson
    In Theaters:
    Sep 20, 1996 Wide
    On DVD:
    Dec 1, 1998
  • Paramount Home Video

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The First Wives Club Reviews

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Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review

Funny film with the three leads in top form.

| Original Score: 4/5

November 2, 2005
Fred Topel
About.com

Suprisingly funny lighthearted comedy dealing with divorce. Lackluster conclusion, but good "feel good" tone.

| Original Score: 3/5

July 14, 2003
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

"glossy fluff, impeccably cast and performed"

| Original Score: 3/5

July 29, 2002
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

More entertaining than it ought to be, considering how sloppily it was put together.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/4

June 18, 2002

USA Today
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Diane Keaton is at her best here, Goldie Hawn has never been this good, and we know going in that Bette Midler is virtually tailored to a raucous farce about the sweet revenge of spurned spouses.

| Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

Trite, labored, and much too nice.

Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com | Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C+

September 7, 2011
Rebecca Murray
About.com

| Original Score: 3/5

August 10, 2005
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 2/5

June 19, 2005
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 2/5

March 2, 2005
Randy Shulman
Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)

| Original Score: 3/5

September 4, 2004
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

| Original Score: 3/5

August 31, 2004
Andy Klein
Los Angeles CityBeat

| Original Score: 2/5

August 26, 2004
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

| Original Score: 2/5

April 16, 2004
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

| Original Score: 2/5

November 13, 2003
Dragan Antulov
rec.arts.movies.reviews

Full Review | Original Score: 2/10

September 24, 2003
Jim Shelby
Palo Alto Weekly

| Original Score: 2/4

May 20, 2003
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)

| Original Score: 3/5

March 20, 2003
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: 2/4

March 16, 2003
Marty Mapes
Movie Habit

Full Review Source: Movie Habit | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 21, 2002
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