Josie and the Pussycats (2001)



Critic Consensus: This live-action update of Josie and the Pussycats offers up bubbly, fluffy fun, but the constant appearance of product placements seems rather hypocritical.

Movie Info

The latest fashion trends, designer labels and status symbols mean nothing to Josie, Melody and Val. They are more interested in creating their own home-grown rocker chic fashions and singing their own kind of rock music from their garage, while dreaming that one day they will make it big. When they are "discovered" by a band manager Wyatt, who instantly delivers a recording contract with Mega Records, it looks as if Josie and the Pussycats are on their way to the top. Before long, the girls … More

Rating: PG-13 (for language and sensuality)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Harry Elfont, Deborah Kaplan
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 14, 2001
Box Office: $14.1M
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as Josie McCoy

as Valerie Brown

as Melody Valentine

as Wyatt Frame

as Alan M.

as Alexander Cabot

as Alexandra Cabot

as Agent Kelly

as Laughing Girl

as Travis

as Himself

as Himself

as Teenage Fan

as Teenage Fan

as Teenage Fan

as Wedding Dress Girl

as Aquarium Tour Guide

as Laughing Girl

as Megastore Girl

as Megastore Girl

as Megastore Girl

as Megastore DJ

as College Dude

as College Dude

as Unstylish Girl

as Japanese Delegate

as German Delegate

as French Delegate

as Chinese Delegate

as Sri-Lankan Delegate

as Fahion Team

as Fahion Team

as Slang Team

as Slang Team

as Himself

as New Josie Fan

as New Josie Fan

as New Josie Fan

as Pointing Fan

as The Other Carson Dal...

as Federal Agent
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Critic Reviews for Josie and the Pussycats

All Critics (122) | Top Critics (32)

This self-styled self-reflexive comedy asks the question, just how stupid are teenagers?

Full Review… | April 18, 2007
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

This is one sharp pussycat.

Full Review… | April 18, 2007
Top Critic

Aaaaah, what a classic!

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Movie rates itself out of an ideal audience.

Full Review… | December 24, 2010
Common Sense Media

Ranks a 'one' next to Spinal Tap's '11'.

Full Review… | July 16, 2010

The sour notes are all in a dumbed-down script, canned-ham performances that soon wear thin.

Full Review… | August 7, 2008
Sacramento News & Review

Audience Reviews for Josie and the Pussycats

Josie and the Pussycats is an awful mess of a film. The film is poorly constructed with a bland, boring script, a terrible choice of actors and stupid. The film is a waste of celluloid and it insults the viewers' intelligence. Do yourself a favor and skip this film. I was forced to watch this and it was painful from start to finish. I really hated the film and it was a big waste of time. Tara Reid is a horrible actress that just has no talent to speak. This film is proof that studios will green light anything to make a quick buck. I'm all for a good comedy, but crap like this has no place in the cinematic genre. Watch something else instead; this is not worth your time. With a poor direction and a sloppily written script, Josie and the Pussycats fails to entertain. This is an awful comedy that just doesn't cut it. The dialogue is cringe worthy, the jokes are horrible and fall flat there is no substance here and it's a train wreck of a movie that never should have seen the light of day.

Alex roy

Super Reviewer

Even though you except nothing but the worst, this film is actually well written with love to spare.

Spencer S.

Super Reviewer


This jerk teen comedy film based upon the Archie Comics in the story is not very entertaining to me.
The three Pussycats are, of course, very hot but the dilemma they are placed in is all too cute to be appealing for boys.

Dean McKenna

Super Reviewer

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