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How Stella Got Her Groove Back Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 3.0
    56

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 42

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    Bassett's natural dramatic fierceness, so powerful when incited to action, is at odds with the knee-weakening sexual surrender required by the story.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    How Stella Got Her Groove Back tries its best to turn a paperback romance into a relationship worth making a movie about, but fails.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    For once, with How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Hollywood offers a love story that concentrates on the simple nuances of the romance rather than smothering us in an overly- melodramatic narrative featuring old boyfriends, jealousy, and hard-to-swallow misunderstandings.

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