Cruel Intentions Reviews

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March 21, 2019
Cruel Intentions is a stretch for all concerned, including the targeted audience, one that pays off handsomely--and works for older moviegoers as well.
March 21, 2019
At this infantile level of appraisal, I suspect that Ms. Gellar and Mr. Phillippe may have a harder time next summer than last.
March 21, 2019
Our fascination with this tale has always derived from its cool portrayal of utter amorality, which Kumble and his cast nicely energize with their heedless, youthful intensity.
March 21, 2019
The misbegotten Cruel Intentions serves up great glittering gobs of cheap, without the thrills.
March 21, 2019
It's easy to see why the director thought his Cliff Notes approach to literature would work.
Top Critic
March 21, 2019
Despite all the prurient dialogue, director Roger Kumble, making his feature-directing debut after the dubious honor of writing Dumb and Dumber , is positively bashful about actually showing anything remotely sexy.
March 21, 2019
Cruel Intentions is smarter and funnier than anything in the recent cycle of high-school sex comedies... but it's little more than a wildly uneven, sporadically enjoyable guilty pleasure.
March 20, 2019
Cruel Intentions is Les Liaisons Dangereuses as performed by Teletubbies.
April 4, 2018
You've got to see it (no, no, that's a figure of speech) to believe the goofiness of French aristocrats recast as pansexual degenerates from a private school on Manhattan's Upper East Side.
February 8, 2008
What's both depressing and impressive about Cruel Intentions is the profound misanthropy of its meaning.
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