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Based on 20 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 20
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    I'd rather be buried in a mound of Floridian chad than watch director Donald Petrie force Bullock to jump through another desperately unfunny comic hoop. show more

  • 75
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    A mannerless, styleless brute, Bullock's Grace Hart is Eliza Doolittle in sweats. show more

  • 50
    Andy Seiler USA Today

    It is a measure of the movie's lack of inspiration that William Shatner is the funniest thing in it. show more

  • 63
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    The makeover from ugly duckling to swan essentially replaces narrative catharsis. show more

  • 63
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Miss Congeniality would not be out of place as a TV series, so it makes sense that Candice Bergen and William Shatner appear as pageant co-hosts. show more

  • 50
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    A barrage of dangling plot strands, inconsistent characterizations, and suspense-free shootouts. show more

  • 63
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    She (Bullock) has a way of landing on her feet and remaining simpatico no matter how cheesy the script is. That's what happens here. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    It isn't bad so much as it lacks any ambition to be more than it so obviously is. show more

  • 50
    Sara Wildberger Miami Herald

    The players are game. Too bad they don't have much of a coach or a plan. show more

  • 50
    Jonathan Foreman New York Post

    Has some entertaining moments, thanks mainly to Bullock herself, who is surprisingly glamorous as well as endearing. show more

  • January 19, 2009 DEVOTiONx3DESiRE
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    i don't care what critics think this is an amazing movie

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