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Based on 19 Reviews
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  • 50
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    At least a half monty. show more

  • 75
    Desmond Ryan Philadelphia Inquirer

    If Blow Dry isn't a rousing triumph on the order "of The Full Monty" and "Brassed Off," Rickman, Richardson and Nighy make sure it's a winning film. show more

  • 25
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Rickman and Richardson are excellent actors put to ghastly waste. show more

  • 50
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    A cute, well-acted film that tries to mix tones sharply. show more

  • 50
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    The characters, in short, are never given enough dimension, enough chance to develop the individual tics and eccentricities on which this kind of comedy thrives. show more

  • 50
    Chris Kaltenbach Baltimore Sun

    A feel-good us-against-them tale that panders mercilessly to its audience, yet displays a few moments of honest humor. show more

  • 12
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    The most catastrophic misfire in a dreadful movie season. show more

  • 50
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    Shows its roots early on: Mixing the high camp of "Strictly Ballroom" with Monty's gritty milieu, the film comes off as little more than a contrived composite, despite the best efforts of pros Rickman, Richardson, and Griffiths. show more

  • 50
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    The result is formulaic, shamelessly manipulative and surprisingly watchable. show more

  • 30
    Marc Savlov Austin Chronicle

    A limp and lackluster affair that telegraphs its feel-good smarm miles in advance. show more

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