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Charlie's Angels (2000)

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Critic Consensus: Mixing tongue-in-cheek cheesecake with glossy action set pieces, Charlie's Angels is slick and resonably fun despite its lack of originality.

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They're beautiful, they're brilliant, and they work for Charlie. In a smart, sexy update of the 70's TV show, "Charlie's Angels" revolves around three female detectives - Natalie the bookworm, Dylan the tough girl, and Alex the class act - as intelligent and multi-talented as they are ravishingly gorgeous and utterly disarming. What can be done when Eric Knox, a soon-to-be billionaire, is kidnapped from his own office at Knox Technologies, and the company is in jeopardy of losing a million dollars? Under the sure hand of their suave playboy boss, notorious for his clever ways of avoiding face-to-face meetings with his employees, the Angels use their feminine charm, high-tech gadgets and hand-to-hand combat to save themselves, Charlie, and thousands of innocent people.

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Cast

Cameron Diaz
as Natalie
Sam Rockwell
as Eric Knox
Kelly Lynch
as Vivian Wood
Tim Curry
as Roger Corwin
LL Cool J
as Mr. Jones
Alex Trebek
as Himself
Sean Whalen
as Pasqual
Tim Dunaway
as Flight Attendant
Joe Duer
as UPS Delivery Guy
Matthew Frauman
as Red Star Systems Techie
Reggie Hayes
as Red Star Systems techie
Ned Bellamy
as Red Star Systems Director
Bobby Ore
as Driving Instructor
Raleigh Wilson
as Reform Officer
Mark Ryan
as Fencing Opponent
Bob Stephenson
as Red Star Systems Director
Raymond Patterson
as Director's Buddy
Bjorn Flor
as Red Star Systems Security Guard
Andrew Wilson
as Corwin's Driver
Branden Williams
as Assistant Director
Frank Marocco
as Accordionist
Michael Papajohn
as Bathroom Thug
Jim Palmer
as Shooter
Shawn Woods
as Shooter
Kenny Endoso
as Getaway Driver
Tom Garner
as Getaway Driver
Paul Eliopoulos
as Knox Thug
Tim Gilbert
as Knox Thug
Al Goto
as Knox Thug
Steven Ito
as Knox Thug
Felipe Savahge
as Knox Thug
Mike Smith
as Knox Thug
Jerry Trimble
as Knox Thug
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Critic Reviews for Charlie's Angels

All Critics (142) | Top Critics (36)

This is nothing but trailer moments. Ex-pop video director McG couldn't organise a pillow fight in a bedding factory.

February 9, 2006 | Full Review…
Time Out
Top Critic

Charlie's Angels is like a Hong Kong flick but without the bogus spirituality and excruciating schlock-pop ballads.

June 30, 2003 | Full Review…
Slate
Top Critic

A speedy, ask-no-questions pop contrivance that, as long as it keeps sparkling and whirling, continually amuses.

March 19, 2002 | Rating: 3/4
Globe and Mail
Top Critic

The cast members seem to be having a high old time, and with sharper dialogue, an even higher time might have been had by all.

January 22, 2002
New York Magazine/Vulture
Top Critic

These kickass Barbies bring heart to a machine-tooled genre.

May 8, 2001 | Rating: 4/5
Rolling Stone
Top Critic

Charlie's Angels is like the trailer for a video game movie, lacking only the video game, and the movie.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 0.5/4 | Full Review…
Chicago Sun-Times
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Audience Reviews for Charlie's Angels

½

Fun, cheesy, and helming some very dumb moments, "Charlie's Angel's" is a throwback to 90's action films, making this a very fun film to watch, even though it's completely ridiculous in almost every aspect. I must say that, growing up when I was younger, this was a movie I always watched, and recited almost every scene word for word, but I can't say I like this film even remotely as much now. It's farfetched, but in the best way possible. The dialogue is weak, the action is kind of lame sometimes, and the acting is quirky, but all of this mixed into one, with the premise it has, is good old fashioned fun. McG solidly directs this film, which has a weak script, which is kind of his forte. It's kind of annoying that he picks weak scripts really, but he makes this one work. "Charlie's Angels" is a lot of fun, not matter how stupid it really is!

KJ Proulx
KJ Proulx

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You know what is a bad movie?.... well.... this is a bad movie... The only thing that a REALLY like was Bill Murray and Tim Curry.

Lucas Martins
Lucas Martins

Super Reviewer

½

Although the story isn't that engaging nor does it have any brains involved but the captivating cast members and action sequences are both very very thrilling.

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