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Mean Girls Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 4.0
    66

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 60

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    A high school comedy that is sharply observed and often terrifically funny, yet oddly misconceived.

  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    Results in an edgy comedy, where laughs stem at times from uncomfortable situations. In other words, Mean Girls lives up to its title.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Mean Girls dissects high school society with a lot of observant detail, which seems surprisingly well-informed. The screenplay by "Saturday Night Live's" Tina Fey is both a comic and a sociological achievement.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    A vinegary fable with a Splenda aftertaste -- is a harbinger of hope not only for future feminist comedies of any grit but also for ''SNL''-staffed feature films that don't disproportionately suck.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Mike Clark

    Mean Girls has the same fancifully dead-on tone as the 1995 high-school comedy "Clueless" without the sweetness because, hey, these snits are mean.

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