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Scent of a Woman Reviews

May 27, 2011
An irascible bully who proves to have a heart of gold, Pacino's character seems manufactured by a computer programmed with box-office grosses.
May 21, 2008
Scent of a Woman indulgently stretches a modest conceit well past the breaking point.
February 9, 2006
Corny and heart-warming, with O'Donnell proving almost a match for the master.
May 20, 2003
The good thing is that the principals and film makers make the absolute most of a conventional opportunity.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2000
By the end of Scent of a Woman, we have arrived at the usual conclusion of the coming-of-age movie, and the usual conclusion of the prep school movie. But rarely have we been taken there with so much intelligence and skill.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 1, 2000
This is a great performance from Pacino, who has the good luck here to work with Goldman's mostly wonderful, edgy script.
January 1, 2000
As portrayed by Pacino, there's far more to this man that a rancorous outlook on life and a couple of hearty "hoo-ha"s.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
When all Pacino's demons are bared, they don't add up to the poignant punchline you were set up for.
December 23, 1992
An epic picaresque in the tradition of Rain Man, Scent of a Woman is Al Pacino's entry into the Dustin Hoffman virtousic-one-man-show sweepstakes.
Full Review | Original Score: B