Metascore
64

Generally favorable reviews - based on 18 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 18
  2. Negative: 1 out of 18
  1. Reviewed by: Richard Schickel
    90
    Beautiful Girls is always in touch with reality but never drowned in it. [19 February 1996, p.64]
  2. 88
    The movie was directed by Ted Demme, with a light touch that allows the humor to survive in spite of the gloomy thoughts and the bleak, dark, frozen winter landscape.
User Score
8.3

Universal acclaim- based on 16 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Jul 20, 2014
    10
    Beautiful Girls is an excellent comedy drama with a popular cast. Uma Thurman, Matt Dillon, Natalie
    Portman and Mira Sorvino are just some of
    Beautiful Girls is an excellent comedy drama with a popular cast. Uma Thurman, Matt Dillon, Natalie
    Portman and Mira Sorvino are just some of the actors in the movie. The movie is a wonderful movie to
    watch with your significant other, friends or family.
    Full Review »
  2. Mike
    Oct 18, 2006
    8
    Portman, Plimpton and O'Donnell make the film. The only one of Portman's films I've seen that measures up to The Professional.
  3. Jed
    Mar 20, 2006
    8
    This is a good movie about real people. It's not action packed, it's not incredibly insightful... it's a character study of This is a good movie about real people. It's not action packed, it's not incredibly insightful... it's a character study of average people who may relate to people you know. Full Review »