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Two waitresses from Decateur, Georgia hit Tinseltown in hopes of fulfilling their dream of opening a restaurant/beauty salon and instead become close friends with an ailing and lonely millionaire who takes them shopping and teaches them social graces. They in turn restore his will to live.


Critic Reviews for B.A.P.S.

All Critics (32) | Top Critics (11) | Fresh (5) | Rotten (27)

  • t's a celebration of bonds that are thicker than blood and demonstrates above all that fame-and-fortune fantasies can blur divisions of race and class as persuasively as they can exaggerate them.

    Jul 21, 2009 | Full Review…
  • Formulaic and distastefully fake, Townsend's modern fairy tale unsuccessfuly tries to combine the premise of Pretty Woman with the formats of the fish-out-of-water and culture-collision.

    Apr 26, 2006 | Rating: D

    Emanuel Levy

    Top Critic
  • You can see how the black, modern-day Pygmalion-type story could work, just, but not with this heap of cabbage leaves for a script, and not with such desperately goofy acting from Berry and Desselle.

    Jan 26, 2006 | Full Review…
    Time Out
    Top Critic
  • It's the kind of movie they don't make anymore -- and when they did, it was at the bottom of the bill after onscreen ads for local merchants.

    Jan 1, 2000 | Rating: 1.5/4

    Mike Clark

    USA Today
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  • It's good for a half-hour of humor before the fun starts to dissolve.

    Jan 1, 2000 | Rating: 2/5
  • Paying movie-goers deserve more, especially from someone who has previously shown signs of genuine comic aptitude.

    Jan 1, 2000 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for B.A.P.S.

  • Feb 27, 2009
    Not one of Halle's best, but the comedy was cute and enjoyable. :)
    Donna D Super Reviewer
  • Feb 02, 2008
    a really great movie with a really great ending. very funny and way out there. Halle Berry has never before been seen acting so stoopid. this movie makes me hungry.
    Vincent T Super Reviewer

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