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The Banger Sisters Reviews

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Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly
September 6, 2003
Despite its rock 'n' roll trappings, The Banger Sisters is like an After-School Special with better actors and more swearing.
| Original Score: C
Stephen Himes
Film Snobs
October 4, 2002
How cute: Goldie Hawn plays Kate Hudson's role from "Almost Famous" thirty years later.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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James Berardinelli
September 22, 2002
There are many things that solid acting can do for a movie, but crafting something promising from a mediocre screenplay is not one of them.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star
September 20, 2002
When the groans outnumber the laughs, you know you're watching a bad comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
September 23, 2002
There's a good movie to be made about fifty-something former groupies, but The Banger Sisters is not that movie.
Todd Gilchrist
IGN Movies
July 2, 2008
The Banger Sisters is not a terrible film but ultimately a missed opportunity, an opportunity to show the outcomes of those deluded Band-Aids from Almost Famous, or even as a demonstration of the inevitable paths of people whose experiences peaked when th
Nick Schager
Matinee Magazine
October 8, 2002
A middling, overly predictable comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Eric D. Snider
September 21, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: C
Frank Ochieng
September 22, 2002
The Banger Sisters occasionally exhibit a raw sense of sexuality that compliments the alluring maturity of bombastic babes Sarandon and Hawn. Still, these ravishing relics just couldn't pull off a noteworthy tune to the same old song and dance
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
September 19, 2002
A drama filmed like a comedy with the wrong actresses in the wrong roles.
Full Review| Original Score: 2/4
Arthur Lazere
September 19, 2002
Instead of digging more deeply and drawing more complex characters and motivations, [Dolman] skims along the surface, plays to the mass market, and delivers a sitcom which will be forgotten a week after it is seen.
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
September 21, 2002
I'm in a deep funk after watching this offensive, unfunny comedy starring two of my favorite actresses.
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
December 9, 2002
I felt sorry for the deceased Jim Morrison, an authentic icon of the hippie era, whose name is used in vain here.
Full Review | Original Score: D
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
January 12, 2003
...Hawn is undoubtedly bubbly and effervescent, and she pretty much carries this trifle, but her woman-child act is growing thin, even when she's apparently spoofing it.
| Original Score: 5/10
January 27, 2003
'Ejemplo de una cinta en que no importa el talento de su reparto o lo interesante que pudo haber resultado su premisa, pues el resultado es francamente aburrido y, por momentos, deplorable.'
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
August 14, 2004
As performances caricaturais do trio principal comprovam que até mesmo atores talentosos podem ser derrotados por roteiros pavorosos como o desta produção.
| Original Score: 1/5
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Michael Atkinson
Village Voice
September 17, 2002
[Plays] in broad outline as pandering middle-age buddy-comedy.
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Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
September 19, 2002
The movie wavers between Hallmark card sentimentality and goofy, life-affirming moments straight out of a cellular phone commercial.
| Original Score: C+
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
September 19, 2002
The movie eventually snaps under the strain of its plot contrivances and its need to reassure.
| Original Score: 2/5
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Bill Muller
Arizona Republic
September 20, 2002
Hawn and Sarandon manage to pull off the transition back into party girls, if barely. I'm just glad Bea Arthur and Betty White passed on the script.
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