• PG-13, 1 hr. 36 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Mark Waters (VIII)
    In Theaters:
    Apr 30, 2004 Wide
    On DVD:
    Sep 21, 2004
  • Paramount Pictures

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Mean Girls Reviews

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Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Surpreende o espectador, que, ao final da projeção, descobre que realmente se importou com aqueles personagens.

Full Review Source: Cinema em Cena | Original Score: 4/5

May 16, 2004
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)

"Mean Girls," in all its episodic parts, has the air of a memoir, and it likely will feel sufficiently familiar to some of those who watch.

| Original Score: B

May 10, 2004
Brian Orndorf
FilmJerk.com

Trafficking unknowingly in stale teen girl flick clichés and failing to maintain a narrative flow past the hour mark, Mean Girls is a disappointment.

Full Review Source: FilmJerk.com | Original Score: C

May 10, 2004
Lance Goldenberg
Weekly Planet (Tampa, FL)

...a lean, mean entertainment that manages to be both playful and subversive while exhibiting plenty of mainstream appeal.

Full Review Source: Weekly Planet (Tampa, FL) | Original Score: 3.5/5

May 10, 2004
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

All readers who ever have been teen-agers: Raise your hands. You're the ones who should see "Mean Girls."

Full Review | Original Score: 3/4

May 9, 2004
Jimmy O
Film Snobs

The cinematic equivalent of a funny and sick yearbook collage.

Full Review Source: Film Snobs

May 9, 2004
Stephen Himes
Flak Magazine

Why does Tina Fey insist on taking off her shirt and showing us her bra? That's very, you know, like, Plastic.

Full Review Source: Flak Magazine | Original Score: 2/5

May 8, 2004
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide

Tina Fey's screenplay maintains an excellent balance between cutting social commentary and plain good old fashioned fun.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 78/100

May 8, 2004
Glen Bucher
ComingSoon.net

Lindsay Lohan is great here.

Full Review Source: ComingSoon.net | Original Score: 8/10

May 8, 2004
Tyler Hanley
Palo Alto Weekly

Saturday Night Live scribe Tina Fey can officially pat herself on the back.

| Original Score: 3/4

May 8, 2004
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly

I sense the movie is payback time for Fey: She's just as bitchy as the Plastics are, and at least the Plastics don't push their rivals in front of trucks.

Full Review Source: Boulder Weekly

May 7, 2004
Mark Palermo
Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

High school social hierarchy gets a bright and funny treatment.

Full Review

May 5, 2004
Tony Toscano
Talking Pictures (U.S.)

Mean Girls" is a rich and raunchy laugh riot.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/4

May 5, 2004
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

There's a precision and an uncanny sense of insider knowledge at work that causes Mean Girls to be very funny and a startlingly perceptive look at life in high school.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 4/5

May 5, 2004
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Mind you, I'm not quite prepared to elevate the team of Waters-Lohan to the level of Kurosawa-Mifune or Scorsese-De Niro, but they've clearly got a good thing going.

Full Review Source: Creative Loafing | Original Score: 3/4

May 5, 2004
Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve

Perhaps the meanness of the girls at Evanstown HS reflects the maliciousness of the U.S. presidential campaign!

Full Review Source: Compuserve | Original Score: B+

May 4, 2004
Jonathan R. Perry
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)

Not as consistently funny as 'Heathers' or corrosive as 'Election,' but usually hilarious and occasionally chilling in its observations of 'Girl World.'

| Original Score: 3/4

May 4, 2004
Jeffrey Bruner
Des Moines Register

Mean Girls dips itself into the acidity of the 1989 cult favorite Heathers just long enough to give this smart teen comedy a delicious bite.

Full Review Source: Des Moines Register | Original Score: 3.5/5

May 4, 2004
Peter Debruge
Premiere Magazine

Steers toward familiar teen-movie hyperbole, but it's the way the girls plot their sabotage while doling out empty compliments that keeps things real.

Full Review Source: Premiere Magazine | Original Score: 3/4

May 4, 2004
Jackie K. Cooper
jackiekcooper.com

High school girls are "mean" but not in the biting "SNL" way you expect

Full Review | Original Score: 4/10

May 3, 2004
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