Mystic Pizza Reviews

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Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews
July 18, 2011
Though the film's heart is in the right place, somehow it all winds up about as flat as one of the celebrated pies at Mystic Pizza. [Blu-ray]
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Christopher Lloyd
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
September 6, 2010
To put it bluntly, Mystic Pizza is more or less a movie version of a soap opera, layered in with some quirky humor and gigantic '80s hair.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
September 22, 2007
The only novelty of this familiar small-town coming-of-age saga is that its women are Portugueste-American, but it's laced with humor and well-acted, and the gorgeous-looking Julia Roberts shows strong potential for becoming a major star.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
James Plath
Movie Metropolis
September 13, 2005
Coming-of-age story flirts with melodrama but is saved by wonderful performances.
| Original Score: 3/5
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
September 21, 2003
Delightful comedy-drama gave the luminous Roberts her first substantial role
| Original Score: 4/5
Blake Davis
KFOR Channel 4 News
September 12, 2003
One of the most charming coming of age movies ever made.
| Original Score: 5/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
July 10, 2003
A wacky and wonderful movie about three young women friends and their misadventures with love and sex.
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 27, 2002
One of the rare "chick flicks" built on wit and sincerity ... as opposed to cliche and artifice.
| Original Score: 4/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
March 22, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
March 17, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
Spence D.
IGN Movies
January 29, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
May 2, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Joshua Tanzer
Offoffoff
March 25, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
February 28, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
October 17, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide
February 13, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 72/100
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Mark R. Leeper
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: low +2 out of -4..+4
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Variety
March 26, 2009
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Derek Adams
Time Out
February 9, 2006
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