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Lila and Eve Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 3.0
    44

    out of 100

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

  • 40

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Leslie Felperin

    It’s an instant camp classic, especially because it takes itself so adorably seriously.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Richard Roeper

    Davis (who was an executive producer on the film) gives a strong performance, as if she were acting in one of those many prestige projects lighting up her resume. It’s a noble try, but this dreck is beyond saving.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Variety Peter Debruge

    Although Davis’ performance is so good here, it’s tough to know where the real world ends and the vendetta fantasy begins.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    Village Voice Alan Scherstuhl

    The movie, directed by Charles Stone III — who gave us 2002's likable Drumline — runs hot and cold, suspenseful and well observed, well acted and often affecting, but somewhat tiresome and implausible by the end.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Michael Rechtshaffen

    Lila & Eve is a standard-issue female vigilante thriller that's skillfully elevated by the performances of leads Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez.

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