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Riding in Cars With Boys Reviews

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December 28, 2010
Not a great movie, although Drew Barrymore shines.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 24, 2007
Columbia's marketing exploits the commercial title and producer James Brooks pedigree, but this humorless chick flick is one of Penny Marshall's worst films.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
November 14, 2003
We've suffered through worse chick flicks throughout the years . . .
August 1, 2003
...[Drew Barrymore's] best performance to date...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 13, 2003
should bring Barrymore at least the promise of more interesting scripts through the letterbox.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 21, 2002
Barrymore is a wonder in this role.
October 15, 2002
[Beverly] is a memorable character, a flesh-and-blood creation brought to life by an actress just beginning to hit her stride.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
July 9, 2002
Although well made, this is a depressing film.
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June 9, 2002
It's an embarrassment, a misguided tearjerker that will only make you cry if you spent good money to see it.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
March 17, 2002
...Better than its dreadful theatrical campaign suggested [but] as prosaically made as the others in Penny Marshall's post-Big canon.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 4, 2002
One can't stop wondering what trip this pandering seriocomedic drama is on...a self-pitying or egocentric one?
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
February 26, 2002
I can take or leave sentimentality, but I cannot ignore when a film actually portrays at least three truthful, complex relationships.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 17, 2002
A wonderful, forgiving, surprising movie.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
January 31, 2002
The film is buoyed by some excellent performances.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 22, 2002
Beverly is supposed to be a bad girl running with the wrong crowd, but most of the time she seems to be right out of a serioso episode of Laverne & Shirley.
January 4, 2002
Drew está genial, se gana completamente ser una recomendación completa para la cinta.
| Original Score: 7/10
December 10, 2001
The film belongs to Zahn, who turns his two-dimensional slacker character into a truly heartbreaking portrait of disillusion and guilt.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 9, 2001
Barrymore is so innately likable, so radiantly human, that one has extreme difficulty thinking of her in any kind of unsympathetic light.
November 12, 2001
Penny Marshall is certainly not the right filmmaker for this material--at least if you'd like it to be something more than a trite tearjerker.
Full Review | Original Score: C
November 6, 2001
Portrays the healing power of familial love once one is able to drop past disappointments, resentments, and pain.
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