Outrageous Fortune Reviews

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November 5, 2019
Lavishly funny and entertaining.
June 23, 2008
Engaging, undemanding stuff.
June 23, 2008
The plot here has been played out hundreds of times (and often better) in other films.
June 23, 2008
Midler and Long are never less than fun to watch.
Top Critic
January 26, 2006
As a vehicle for their considerable comic talents, the enterprise is wheelclamped by typecasting.
June 14, 2005
September 10, 2004
August 25, 2004
A female buddy-buddy movie which grows more and more tiresome as it unspools
March 1, 2004
Pretty funny star comedy with a couple hysterical bits.
January 29, 2004
March 4, 2003
I'm STILL trying to figure out why this film was a hit.
February 13, 2003
Great comedic pairing. Good fun.
January 4, 2003
November 1, 2002
I shudder to think that a Shelley Long-Bette Midler pairing could have been considered a sure thing by anyone, at any time.
July 31, 2002
July 25, 2002
January 1, 2000
There's more regressive coyness in this buddy adventure-comedy than anyone should have to sit through in a lifetime...
January 1, 2000
Every bit as rude and wonderful as Ruthless People...
January 1, 2000
Unfortunately, the movie is so busy cross-polinating its genres that it never pauses for the kind of thought that might have made it really special, instead of just fitfully funny.
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