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Based on 28 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 75
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    At its warmhearted center, Beauty Shop is a workshop in how to walk around like Oprah with a feeling of confidence and entitlement. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The plot progression can be guessed early on, but the film is more about humor and heart than a clever story. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    lLght and likable - a low-budget "Steel Magnolias" without pretense. show more

  • 50
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    The story and humor are so tame the movie barely merits No More Tears. show more

  • 50
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    Plays like a pilot for a TV sitcom. It sets up enough story threads for an entire season yet nothing much actually happens during the 105-minute running time. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The beauty of the "Shop" movies is that they provide a stage for lively characters. show more

  • 75
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    The diversity of the Beauty Shop ensemble is a large part of what makes it so much fun to watch; show more

  • 75
    Kevin Allison Premiere

    For the most part, what it aims to do-amuse and uplift-it does wonderfully. show more

  • 63
    Connie Ogle Miami Herald

    Has nothing new to say, but it has a lot of fun covering the same old territory. show more

  • 63
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    A cut above what you'd expect from the spinoff of a sequel. show more

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