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Serial Mom Reviews

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January 1, 2000
I am not sure why this isn't very funny, but it's not.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
While the idea sounds fertile, the execution is uneven, and the comedy sporadic at best.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
May 8, 2008
Rather mild and scattershot in its satiric marksmanship...
January 1, 2000
No better than cable fare.
Full Review | Original Score: 0 out of -4..+4
December 18, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
September 15, 2003
[Turner's] efforts fail to make Serial Mom into anything more than merely watchable.
Full Review| Original Score: 3/10
May 20, 2003
Neither satirically relevant nor shocking enough.
| Original Score: 2/4
August 19, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
January 1, 2000
Offensively tame and almost (gasp) tasteful.
January 1, 2000
Too realistically gory to really be funny.
January 1, 2000
Waters is holding back here, sticking to thematic ground that's been covered before and better.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
January 1, 2000
The film goes off in so many directions, and Waters is so self-satisfied with shock and gross-out elements, that it wears out its welcome before we even get to the courtroom.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
April 12, 2002
The murders are multiple but the joke is strictly one-note.
February 25, 2004
| Original Score: 1/5
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C
May 8, 2008
Lacks the bite it would need to be subversive, despite a few moments of vintage Waters tastelessness.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 13, 1994
Full Review | Original Score: C
May 6, 2008
A loose remake of Female Trouble with Polyester's subversively accessible polish, Serial Mom is the strongest film of the post-midnight-movie chapter of John Waters's career.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 29, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
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