• R, 2 hr. 19 min.
  • Drama, Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Spike Lee
    In Theaters:
    Jul 28, 2004 Limited
    On DVD:
    Feb 1, 2005
  • Sony Pictures Classics


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She Hate Me Reviews

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Film Threat

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 3/5

December 6, 2005
Michael Ferraro
Film Threat

Watching it is like listening in on a heated debate amongst five people about various issues where all of them are talking at once and no one is stopping for a breath.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 3/5

October 5, 2004

Fascinating from start to finish.

Full Review Source: BBC.com | Original Score: 3/5

September 14, 2004
David Elliott
San Diego Union-Tribune

Using sex so amusingly, Lee makes satire sexy.

Full Review Source: San Diego Union-Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

September 10, 2004
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

If Lee had focused, the film might have been a great one.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 3/4

September 8, 2004
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee

If you're truly adventurous in your movie-going and fed up with movies that play by the numbers, play it safe and come with audience-fawning reassurances, then She Hate Me just might be the harsh cinematic tonic you crave.

Full Review Source: Sacramento Bee | Original Score: 3/4

September 3, 2004
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

The shards of this film have more audacity and intelligence than most of what is out there and its failures are more interesting to ponder than most films' successes.

| Original Score: B-

August 19, 2004
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

A reminder that Spike Lee is one of our great American filmmakers, unafraid to address, directly and artfully, contemporary issues in a context of national history.

Full Review Source: Groucho Reviews | Original Score: 3.5/4

August 19, 2004
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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Within its messy framework there's a lot to like about She Hate Me.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 3/5

August 13, 2004
Richard James Havis
Film Journal International

Shot in a fast 26 days, the film has an off-the-cuff feel which makes up in enthusiasm what it lacks in polish.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

August 8, 2004
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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She Hate Me invites anger and analysis about the stereotypes it appears to celebrate; a film that attacked those stereotypes would inspire yawns.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

August 6, 2004
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
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Fun to watch and fun to think about later; it's chockful of provocative statements about corporate morality, sexual hypocrisy and what's wrong about both today.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

August 5, 2004
Cynthia Fuchs

Spike Lee's She Hate Me begins with money.

Full Review Source: PopMatters

July 31, 2004
Harvey S. Karten

A smart, sexy and original comedy.

Full Review Source: Compuserve | Original Score: A-

July 29, 2004
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

This intensely topical satire tackles a wide range of important issues, from corporate whistle-blowing to the toll sexual license takes on stable family structures.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: 3/4

July 29, 2004
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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May not be subtle or disciplined, but it is funny as hell.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

July 28, 2004
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
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When it comes to social issues, Lee is fiercely, admirably activist, but when it comes to sex, he plays into stereotypes and myths that are all the more easily reinforced because they occur in a raucously comic context.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3/5

July 28, 2004
Kent Turner

Forget the politics, bawdy humor wins out.

Full Review Source: Film-Forward.com | Original Score: 2.5/5

July 28, 2004
Scott Foundas
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More often than not, the sheer originality and ambition of the project carry pic, which is further bolstered by its superb ensemble cast.

Full Review Source: Variety

July 27, 2004
Nathan Lee
Film Comment Magazine

She Hate Me isn't subversive, it's insipid.

Full Review Source: Film Comment Magazine

June 28, 2013
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009

Time Out
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Houston Chronicle
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July 21, 2005
J. Robert Parks
Looking Closer

December 19, 2004

Arizona Republic
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October 19, 2004

Boston Phoenix
August 7, 2004
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