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Drop Dead Gorgeous Reviews

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
July 25, 2015
Too caustic to be as funny as it easily should be with this scenario and in some cases these exact lines of dialogue.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
June 23, 2002
Williams, however, thinks we should be tickled just by the mere mention of cow-tipping, lutefisk and Melissa Manchester. ... Poor people living in trailer parks and wearing polyester -- pretty witty stuff, this.
Scott Renshaw
Scott Renshaw's Screening Room
January 1, 2000
When it's funny, it's quite entertaining, but there's always the suspicion that it could have been hilarious with a bit of care.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
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James Berardinelli
January 1, 2000
Although the satire is biting and the tone is irreverent, Drop Dead Gorgeous lacks the killer script and top notch performances necessary to make this a wholly successful production.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
The ideas are funnier than the images.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Sean P. Means
January 1, 2000
Drop Dead Gorgeous is a satire of beauty contests, which is simultaneously beating a dead horse and kicking a stubborn mule.
Francesca Dinglasan
Boxoffice Magazine
January 1, 2000
Humorously effective!

E! Online
January 1, 2000
There are laughs: the leering judges, especially, who don't know much when it comes to talent but are impressed with nubile young girls flexing their limbs.
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
January 1, 2000
A graceless mockumentary!
Full Review | Original Score: D
Ross Anthony
Hollywood Report Card
January 1, 2000
simply silly fun
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
David N. Butterworth
January 1, 2000
Unbelievably funny!
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Jim Judy
Screen It!
January 1, 2000
Charmingly hilarious!
Rob Gonsalves
January 1, 2000
The movie does have some mean, funny bits.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Susan Wloszczyna
USA Today
January 1, 2000
Allison Janney is tacky incarnate as Barkin's good-time gal pal.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
It all feels a bit like an uninspired take on Christopher Guest's genuinely hilarious Waiting for Guffman.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/5
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000
Drop Dead Gorgeous is undeniably a refinement of the Farrelly Bros.' brand of audacity.
Emily Blunt
Blunt Review
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
Derivative, a rip-off!
Christopher Null
January 1, 2000
Drop Dead Gorgeous is drop dead hysterical!
| Original Score: 3.5/5
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Jonathan Foreman
New York Post
January 1, 2000
Crude and witless!
| Original Score: 1/4
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