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Based on 19 Reviews
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  • NA
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    When studios plant these stink bombs in theaters, do they really think that audiences won't notice the stench? show more

  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    It's entertainment, but mild entertainment. show more

  • 25
    Andy Seiler USA Today

    Poor Sharon Stone! Poor Sidney Lumet! [22 January 1999, Life, p.11E] show more

  • 63
    Liam Lacey The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    If the external threat in the plot were a little more credible, this would be an annoying distraction. But in the context of the rest of Gloria, it's a safe strategy: When not watching Sharon Stone act, audiences can fall back on just watching Sharon Stone. show more

  • 50
    John Petrakis Chicago Tribune

    The shadow of Gena Rowlands looms over this picture like a cinematic eclipse. [25 January 1999, Tempo, p.5] show more

  • 50
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    Just because it's not boring, that doesn't mean it's worth plunking down the price of admission. show more

  • 40
    TV Guide

    A pale imitation of the John Cassavettes original. show more

  • 30
    Merle Bertrand Film Threat

    Listless clunker. show more

  • 20
    Steve Davis Austin Chronicle

    While the somewhat indefatigable Stone may survive this misfire (she's survived plenty of others), Lumet may not. show more

  • 50
    Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly

    Stone's latest penance is Gloria, the Sidney Lumet-directed dud that sprung from the singularly bad idea of remaking John Cassavetes' oddball 1980 character study. I mean, really, did anyone even like the original? show more

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