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Based on 34 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 100
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    As ever, Freeman delivers miracles; he's as good as it gets. show more

  • 100
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    A wonderfully twisted comedy. show more

  • 63
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    Observing Zellweger as she dispenses her brand of movie magic definitely is good for what ails you. show more

  • 75
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    A black comedy that features Renee Zellweger as the most adorable psychiatric-trauma victim ever. show more

  • 54
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    Badly photographed, clumsily edited, and lacking any discernable cinematic style. show more

  • 88
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    The movie has a deliberately screw-loose feel. show more

  • 88
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    It's lively, edgy, full of zigs and zags, juicy performances, and offbeat fun. show more

  • 88
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    Betty moves into Coen Brothers territory, a land so unreal that horrific behavior wrings laughter from a disbelieving audience. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    One of those films where you don't know whether to laugh or cringe, and find yourself doing both. It's a challenge: How do we respond to this loaded material? show more

  • 75
    Jonathan Foreman New York Post

    This oddly cheerful, decreasingly dark comedy actually works and can boast some of the most enjoyable performances of the year. show more

  • April 23, 2010 drarthurwells
    Report This User

    Very funny movie with sprinkled with the unexpected - one of Renée Zellweger's best performances. Very entertainin

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