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The Stepford Wives Reviews

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Alissa Quart
Film Comment Magazine
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.
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 29, 2010
Comedic remake of '70s horror movie has sex humor.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009
There's not a single redeeming feature in this colossal over-budgeted waste of time...
Peter T. Chattaway
Christianity Today
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.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
Brian Juergens
Freeze Dried Movies
April 1, 2005
The remake of The Stepford Wives is the gayest major motion picture ever made - and remember, I saw Troy.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Forrest Hartman
Reno Gazette-Journal
December 16, 2004
In 1975, The Stepford Wives ... seemed creepy and socially relevant. Today, it just feels dull.
| Original Score: C-
Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies
November 18, 2004
What a sad, sad mess.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/10
Emanuel Levy
November 14, 2004
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Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: D
Jeannette Catsoulis
Las Vegas Mercury
September 12, 2004
Absent the suspense and satirical thrust of its predecessor, The Stepford Wives is a star-studded, soft-centered piece of whimsy
Full Review| Original Score: 2.5/5
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight
September 5, 2004
"The Stepford Wives" is a terrific comedy, but a lousy motion picture.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
July 29, 2004
Ao que parece, os realizadores de Mulheres Perfeitas acreditaram que o público seria tão dócil e manipulável quanto as esposas retratadas em sua trama.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Wendy Ide
Times (UK)
July 29, 2004
There just aren't enough laughs to distract from the vast fault-lines in the story
Joe Utichi
July 25, 2004
For better or worse, Stepford Wives is classic Frank Oz. At times ludicrous and stereotypical, but always funny.
| Original Score: 72/100
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
July 11, 2004
With its smart script and dead-on comic performances, it actually works.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Stephen Himes
Film Snobs
July 9, 2004
Frank Oz has made a career of making comedy out of on-set tensions and his actors' personal anxieties.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)
July 6, 2004
As written by Paul Rudnick, who wields one of the cattiest pens in Hollywood, this new version of "The Stepford Wives" suggests he might want to try a fresh pot of ink.
| Original Score: C
Mark Sells
Oregon Herald
July 5, 2004
This version quickly falls in and out of form, deviating from comedy to thriller...losing the social significance of the original.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
David N. Butterworth
Movie Boeuf
June 29, 2004
A confused production, replete with weak jokes and embarrassing stereotypes, earn the film one star, but I'll throw in an extra half star for Kidman's engaging performance.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye
June 26, 2004
Oz's toothless vehicle is never able to capture the dark humor of its calculated convictions...has no apparent rhyme or reason to its meandering madness
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks
June 26, 2004
The Stepford Wives willingly dispenses with a strong conceit in its unbridled urge to be ridiculous, taken here as a synonym of "entertaining."
Full Review | Original Score: D+
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