The Stepford Wives Reviews
December 17, 2020
The fear of women's economic and social power also never went away, and the remake's attempt to distance itself from something that's neither vintage nor remote raises the question of what, exactly, we were meant to find relevant about it.
September 24, 2020
It feels mostly like a merely functional film that misses the opportunity to be something special.
February 28, 2020
It is possible to dismiss Stepford Wives as one of the most miserable failures of recent memory. It can't even seem to make up its mind whether the women of Stepford have been replaced with robotics or not!
April 22, 2019
An abject lesson in how to dehumanize a classic movie... Suspenseful horror and the subtle socio-political critique of feminism have been discarded in favor of slapstick comedy and haughty cleverness.
April 4, 2018
Sometimes, improvements aren't always necessary whether that be for romantic partners or for a film.
August 24, 2017
That razor edge is completely gone from the remake of The Stepford Wives. It's a comedy and no one gets really hurt.
November 19, 2013
It glides by on the notion that there is little that is still frightening about being an American woman. I wish I could say it was a premise whose time had come.
April 29, 2009
There's not a single redeeming feature in this colossal over-budgeted waste of time...
October 11, 2006
As comedies go, it's actually fairly funny, albeit in a light, superficial way which either hides or exposes the fact that the plot is a thick tangle of mutual contradictions.
December 6, 2005
December 6, 2005
April 1, 2005
The remake of The Stepford Wives is the gayest major motion picture ever made - and remember, I saw Troy.
December 16, 2004
In 1975, The Stepford Wives ... seemed creepy and socially relevant. Today, it just feels dull.