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  • 40
    John DeFore The Hollywood Reporter

    Babbit's flat direction has none of the lurid appeal or humor that (along with a much more appealing cast) sustained John McNaughton's notionally similar "Wild Things" through crazy plot contrivances. show more

  • 63
    Steven Boone RogerEbert.com

    The half-ingenious, half-ludicrous third act makes observations about class and legacy worth thinking about. It calls to mind Jeff Nichols's "Shotgun Stories." show more

  • 38
    Andrew Schenker Slant Magazine

    At the center of the film, festering like an open sore, is the stereotype of the psycho lesbian bitch. show more

  • 30
    Keith Phipps The Dissolve

    Shamelessly exploitative, but never entertainingly so. show more

  • 60
    Ernest Hardy Village Voice

    A decently acted, often drolly funny, tautly directed thriller that proves to be a Russian doll of motivations, coincidences, and plot-twists; it would have been more satisfying if it weren't so unnecessarily convoluted. show more

  • 60
    Mark Olsen Los Angeles Times

    Breaking the Girls isn't exactly a throwaway, but more an extended act of teasing foreplay, a movie that is fine for what it is but also never really shifts into something more. show more

  • 40
    The New York Times

    An erotic thriller with too many twists and back stories to count. show more

  • 42
    Mike D'Angelo The A.V. Club

    Literalizing "Strangers On A Train’s" gay subtext might theoretically have been interesting, but Breaking The Girls’ LGBT angle, like everything else about it, seems pandering rather than heartfelt — a “contemporary rethinking” of material that was once sturdy enough not to require a pseudo-sleazy hard sell. show more

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