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Crazy in Alabama Reviews

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Greg Muskewitz
eFilmCritic.com
December 10, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Steve Davis
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
Crazy in Alabama is a genuinely fine, albeit lost-in-time, movie.
Glenn Whipp
Los Angeles Daily News
January 1, 2000
A winning work of small charms and praise-worthy performances.
Top Critic
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
January 1, 2000
The sweetly endearing craziness of Griffith is an effective contrast to the quiet intensity of Black, who was so wonderful in Sling Blade.
| Original Score: 3/4
Paula Nechak
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
January 1, 2000
Funny, eccentric and touchingly just.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Top Critic
Steve Murray
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 1, 2000
As for Griffith, it's the best role she's had since Working Girl.
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
January 1, 2000
Crazy in Alabama is certainly well-meaning and good-looking, and it has moments of genuine insight.
Top Critic
Jay Carr
Boston Globe
January 1, 2000
Never has a woman been more lovingly directed by her real-life husband in a Hollywood film.
JoBlo
JoBlo's Movie Emporium
January 1, 2000
A sharp eye and direction from Antonio Banderas and a captivating performance by Melanie Griffith.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Top Critic
Todd McCarthy
Variety
January 1, 2000
The director has assembled some good thesps and handles them well.
Dustin Putman
TheFilmFile.com
January 1, 2000
Banderas proves that you can successfully make a film that doesn't relate directly to you, simply if the underlying themes are felt deeply enough.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Top Critic
Janet Maslin
New York Times
January 1, 2000
Banderas directs capably enough to keep the film lively.
| Original Score: 3.5/5

TNT's Rough Cut
January 1, 2000
Banderas has taken a brilliant novel and made a small movie with lots of bright moments.
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Melanie Griffith makes it a husband - and - wife triumph with an appealing lead performance.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Top Critic
Tom Long
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
Crazy in Alabama manages to be both sweeping and small, quirky and sincere, and offers Melanie Griffith her best role in years.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
June 22, 2013
With its sluggish pace and awkward continuity, 'Crazy in Alabama' emerged as one of the most disappointing films released in 1999.
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
January 4, 2010
OK, Antonio, you love your wife, but that doesn't mean you have to cast her.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
May 30, 2003
Banderas' direction is as unstable as an isotope on Three Mile Island.
Full Review| Original Score: 1/4
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