Beautiful Girls Reviews

November 27, 2009
Beautiful Girls is always in touch with reality but never drowned in it.
March 26, 2009
This startlingly uneventful compendium of thick-headed boy-talk and female tolerance squanders a fine cast on incredibly ordinary characters and situations.
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January 26, 2006
Women may be unimpressed, but men will squirm with recognition.
June 18, 2002
It's the women who break the monotony of this dudes-in-flux saga...
May 12, 2001
In a relationship that skirts bad taste, Hutton and Portman make tender movie magic, giving this big-screen spin on Friends its only moments of true romantic yearning.
February 14, 2001
The dialogue isn't the only problem with Beautiful Girls. The characters are bad, too.
January 1, 2000
Portman was memorable as the little girl in The Professional, but her work here throws off an eeriness in its revelation of such huge talent in one so young.
January 1, 2000
Hutton, understated but not bland for a change, gives his best performance in years.
January 1, 2000
What's nicest about the film is the way it treasures the good feelings people can have for one another.
January 1, 2000
The movie is wry, touching and fun to sit through...
January 1, 2000
Borrowing heavily from other, better films, director Ted Demme and screenwriter Scott Rosenberg give each of their male protagonists a case of commitment angst.
January 1, 2000
Portman, a budding knockout, is scene-stealingly good even in an overly showy role.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
The movie lacks the stature or consistency to be truly beautiful -- but you know, it is kind of cute.
February 9, 1996
There is absolutely nothing going on in Beautiful Girls that you haven't seen... [in] any other artistic endeavor in which untethered young men and women, bound by geography and fortified by beer, shamble their way toward overdue maturity.