Muriel's Wedding Reviews

April 9, 2012
This movie only shows true tact and understanding when it comes to flattering the audience; everyone on-screen is strictly up for grabs.
September 7, 2011
The trouble with the movie is that there's nothing to Muriel but her false dreams: We never quite glimpse the woman they're hiding.
March 26, 2009
Most of the action is played for broad laughs, and Hogan demonstrates the ability to generate them, even if the humor is base and often cruel, making fun of people's looks and ineptitude.
February 9, 2006
An engaging, funny and sometimes surprisingly tough romantic comedy.
May 20, 2003
[A] gleeful, gaudy tribute to one ungainly misfit and her determination.
June 18, 2002
There's poignant drama in this brash, sometimes overstated film, and Muriel's transformation is truly touching.
April 17, 2001
Writer-director PJ Hogan has some unexpected twists in store before his quirky farce reaches its uplifting conclusion.
January 1, 2000
It's a bright, buoyant comedy about a very sad young woman -- and, regrettably, the mix just doesn't work.
January 1, 2000
Muriel's Wedding isn't a perfect comedy, tragedy, or drama, but it contains enough original elements of each to make it worth a look.
January 1, 2000
The film's good heart keeps it from ever making fun of Muriel, although there are moments that must have been tempting.