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The Stepford Wives Reviews

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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.
June 8, 2004
What a gutless and apologetic film this is...Hollywood has never met a good idea that it couldn't eviscerate.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
June 11, 2004
If the film is to work on any level, even a comedic one, it's necessary for the viewers to sympathize with Joanna and Walter. However, the script and scattershot performances keep them at arm's length.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
June 11, 2004
Often feels off, forced even.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
December 29, 2010
Comedic remake of '70s horror movie has sex humor.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
June 19, 2004
The ending of the new Stepford Wives is completely ineffective. It doesn't clearly define what these women are and goes for a lazy screenwriter's cure all.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
June 10, 2004
Represents the kind of lame brainstorm that finds its way onto a summer release schedule.
June 14, 2004
Very good dialogue, the rest of this stuff just falls apart.
June 11, 2004
Let's just do everyone involved with The Stepford Wives a favor and wipe it from the slate.
Full Review| Original Score: 1.5/4
April 19, 2004
Substituting horror for hilarity, this satiric jumble of half-baked social commentary and hit-or-miss jokes is an exercise in meta self-consciousness.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
April 2, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
June 16, 2004
The Internet Movie Database classifies The Stepford Wives as 'comedy/drama/thriller,' and I suppose that's part of the film's problem: It doesn't know what it is.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
June 10, 2004
Your local Pennysaver is more exciting.
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June 11, 2004
None of it appears to be well thought out, or thought through, and it's consequently never remotely believable.
June 10, 2004
The idea behind The Stepford Wives is still a chiller, but this remake has some gaping plot holes.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
June 21, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: C-
June 18, 2004
In a year jam-packed with remakes, we have yet another bad one.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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
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