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Outrageous Fortune Reviews

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Empire Magazine
June 23, 2008
Engaging, undemanding stuff.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

TV Guide
June 23, 2008
The plot here has been played out hundreds of times (and often better) in other films.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Variety Staff
Variety
June 23, 2008
Midler and Long are never less than fun to watch.
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Time Out
January 26, 2006
As a vehicle for their considerable comic talents, the enterprise is wheelclamped by typecasting.
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
August 25, 2004
A female buddy-buddy movie which grows more and more tiresome as it unspools
Full Review| Original Score: 1/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
March 1, 2004
Pretty funny star comedy with a couple hysterical bits.
| Original Score: 3/5
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
March 4, 2003
I'm STILL trying to figure out why this film was a hit.
| Original Score: 1/5
Gerry Shamray
Your Movies (cleveland.com)
February 13, 2003
Great comedic pairing. Good fun.
| Original Score: 4/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
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.
| Original Score: 1/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Paul Attanasio
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Such rarefied screen writing calls for the peerless talents of Arthur Hiller, a director with the comic timing of a tax auditor.
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Every bit as rude and wonderful as Ruthless People...
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Pat Graham
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
There's more regressive coyness in this buddy adventure-comedy than anyone should have to sit through in a lifetime...
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 14, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
September 10, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Chris Barsanti
Filmcritic.com
January 29, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
June 10, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Josh Ralske
All Movie Guide
January 4, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
July 31, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 25, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
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