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Miss Congeniality Reviews

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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It isn't bad so much as it lacks any ambition to be more than it so obviously is.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2/4

December 22, 2000
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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This film is a mess -- it can't make up its mind whether it wants to be a drama, a comedy, or an action movie.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2/4

December 18, 2000
Donald Munro
Fresno Bee

Like any good beauty pageant contestant, it tries to make everyone happy, and ends up looking as if it's held together by Vaseline and duct tape.

December 22, 2000
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

Predictably cute and idiotically misleading.

Full Review Source: Lessons of Darkness | Original Score: C-

May 4, 2005
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

It's one thing to be far-fetched -- we'll put up with a lot in a broad comedy -- but it's quite another to be so absurd as to render the film utterly unbelievable.

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

December 27, 2000
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

Bullock's talent for gentle farce is not enough to carry her here; there are only so many times she can get a laugh out of stumbling in her high heels and talking with her mouth full.

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 1/5

August 7, 2008
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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There's a whiff of desperation about Miss Congeniality.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star

December 22, 2000
Christy Lemire
Associated Press
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Truly, we have mined the beauty pageant satire to death, have we not?

December 21, 2000
Emily Blunt
Blunt Review

Rent Drop Dead Gorgeous if you want to see how a funny movie on the beauty pageant world is done! This is all formula.

Full Review Source: Blunt Review | Original Score: 2.5/5

February 26, 2001
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

There could have been a better film in there.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: 6/10

December 18, 2000
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

The film is completely derivative.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: 6/10

December 18, 2000
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire

What say we let these folks take another stab at it with a better script, OK?

Full Review Source: SPLICEDWire | Original Score: 2/4

December 20, 2000
Erik Childress
eFilmCritic.com

It misses so many genuine opportunities for comedy that it becomes another reminder of writers not doing their homework and slapping together a paint-by-numbers plot.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 7/10

December 21, 2000
David N. Butterworth
Movie Boeuf

Bullock's confident turn cannot, alas, save this Beautiful Women Falling Down entry.

Full Review Source: Movie Boeuf | Original Score: 2/4

November 16, 2001
Jeremiah Kipp
ToxicUniverse.com

| Original Score: 1.5/5

January 27, 2002
Susan Granger
rec.arts.movies.reviews

Sandra Bullock still has that winning smile but little else. Someone should give this misguided star/producer some sound career advice.

Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews | Original Score: 3/10

January 1, 2000
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

No one does this kind of thing better than Bullock, but one wonders for how long she can pull it off. Perhaps for as long as it pays.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 5/10

March 11, 2005
Robert Koehler
Variety
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This is minor stuff more suited to an up-and-comer than an established marquee headliner.

Full Review Source: Variety

December 18, 2000
Mark Caro
Chicago Tribune
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With Bullock, you don't have time to wrap your mind around the notion that she's a butt-kicking tomboy before she's reverted to her trademark cutesy-poo act.

December 21, 2000
Philip Wuntch
Dallas Morning News
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The screenplay lacks any sense of consistency, treating all the contestants derisively -- and then trying to convince us that, deep down, they're all really wonderful women.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News

December 21, 2000

Irish Times

September 7, 2001

Boston Phoenix

March 24, 2002

CinemaBlend.com
August 12, 2002
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