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Coyote Ugly Reviews

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Globe and Mail
March 19, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
May 10, 2001
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/5
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Jonathan Foreman
New York Post
January 1, 2000
The kind of excrescence that makes you wonder if the Taliban, the French and all the other foreigners who whine about the awfulness of Hollywood "product" might actually have a point.
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Matt Crenson
Associated Press
January 1, 2000
The acting is amateurish, the dialogue is painful to hear and the plot is about as spontaneous as the Republican National Convention.
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
A talented young cast in service of a project that's every bit as shrewd as it is shrill and silly.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
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Mark Caro
Chicago Tribune
January 1, 2000
It goes down easy, like a wine-cooler shot with a chaser of Yoo-Hoo.
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Eric Harrison
Houston Chronicle
January 1, 2000
All hope is lost.
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Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel
January 1, 2000
A mangy dog of a movie.
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
When movies are this bad, it's almost hard not to recommend them.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com
January 1, 2000
Coyote Ugly may be the most disappointing movie of the summer.
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John Anderson
Newsday
January 1, 2000
Sappy story about a struggling songwriter set in and around a Manhattan bar that certainly isn't in the meat-packing district by accident.
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Tom Sime
Dallas Morning News
January 1, 2000
Everything about Coyote Ugly is taken from the cliché catalog.
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Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: C
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Peter Howell
Toronto Star
January 1, 2000
More like Coyote Awful.
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John Zebrowski
Seattle Times
January 1, 2000
Coyote Ugly is so filled with movie cliches and focus-group-tested ideas that it's hard to believe it happened any other way.
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Jay Carr
Boston Globe
January 1, 2000
Its view of women as objectified but unavailable sex toys is so retrograde it would be maddening if the movie weren't such an utter piece of fluff so conceptually barren it might as well be a music video.
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Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
A simpering love story.
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
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January 1, 2000
The result is underwelming.
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Robert Horton
Film.com
January 1, 2000
It's no picnic.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Does Jerry Bruckheimer have the same nagging feeling of deja vu as he compares each new screenplay to those that have gone before?
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
January 1, 2000
A movie that's the 'follow your dream' equivalent of singing karaoke along with a DVD of Flashdance.
Full Review | Original Score: C
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Elvis Mitchell
New York Times
January 1, 2000
It looks like a big-budget version of a Miller's Genuine Draft commercial.
Read More | Original Score: 0.5/5
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Steve Murray
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 1, 2000
Coyote Ugly is profoundly stupid, earnestly inept at conveying a story and hellbent on wallowing in its shallow emotional manipulations.
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Kevin Maynard
Mr. Showbiz
January 1, 2000
The father-daughter subplot packs all the emotional heft of Madonna's Papa Don't Preach video.
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Tom Keogh
Film.com
January 1, 2000
An authentically spirited popcorn movie.
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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
January 1, 2000
A shameless but very watchable piece of youthful romantic fantasy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5