Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 18 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 18
  2. Negative: 11 out of 18

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Critic Reviews

  1. Thanks to the smart casting of Jon Voight as the school’s principal and Lainie Kazan as Yasmin’s beloved Bubbie, the two-hour run time won't be a complete bore for adults.
  2. Finally, a postfeminist multicultural musical extravaganza for 8-year-old girls. Is Bratz not the most totally stylin' movie ever? Grownups won't think so, but for their daughters who share a "passion for fashion" with the dolls that are giving Barbie a run for her money, it will be the event of the season.
  3. While often cliche ridden and preposterous, it's too busy and loud to put anyone to sleep.
  4. A movie based on a doll line, is an M&M-colored high school fantasia for aspirational 10- and 12-year-old girls who'll be shocked (or, hopefully, delighted) when they get to ninth grade and find out life isn't so super-Bratz-fabulous.
  5. 42
    Bratz's strong anti-clique sermonizing would be slightly more convincing if it weren't tethered to a movie romanticizing the most awesome clique ever.
  6. Reviewed by: John Anderson
    Bratz’s references and parodies are consistently on-target, if always way too over-the-top. Every line of dialogue could plausibly take an exclamation point.
  7. 40
    This is a movie for a grade-schooler's -- a female grade-schooler's -- sensibility. It's earnest, silly and sweet, with just enough food fights and musical numbers to keep everyone else from gagging on the goo.
  8. Reviewed by: Claudia Puig
    A silly movie that's essentially a series of clichés strung together into a semblance of a movie.
  9. The best that can be said about the big-screen Bratz is that they are not nearly as appalling as their toy-shelf twins.
  10. 30
    In the end, the most offensive part of Bratz isn't its stereotypes or brand expansion; it's the sorry state of Jon Voight's career.
  11. It's a movie on the wrong side side of the so-bad-it's-good line.
  12. Arriving as inevitably as puberty, Bratz introduces the swollen-headed, fashion-addicted dolls of the title to a live-action movie.
  13. The most horrifying film of 2007, Bratz is based on the popular line of collagen-lipped, doe-eyed slut-ette dolls and their male companions, "the boys with a passion for fashion ... and the Bratz!" (In other words, they're bi-curious.)
  14. 0
    No, Bratz, an unwitting and witless critique of American consumerism run amok, does not star Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie.
  15. This atrocious comedy doesn't have an idea in its head but still screams at the top of its lungs.
  16. Reviewed by: Ty Burr
    A live-action film based on a line of dolls, it's pure marketing chum for tweeners: a proudly shallow, purposefully bland ode to girly-girl narcissism. I could actually feel my brain stem shrivel up as I watched it.
  17. 0
    In the end, Bratz celebrates something even more important than good grades or good friends: the vital acquisition of totally awesome shoes. Fitting for a movie that exists only to separate you from your paycheck.
User Score

Generally unfavorable reviews- based on 47 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 15
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 15
  3. Negative: 13 out of 15
  1. Nov 4, 2010
    the most horrifying live-action movie of 2007
  2. BrentR
    Oct 21, 2007
    This movie screams of the consumerism that gave the dolls their success.
  3. JaredC.
    Jul 30, 2007
    My Lord, what has filmmaking brought us now. Bratz: The Movie! What a complete total waste of time not even watching the movie, but actually My Lord, what has filmmaking brought us now. Bratz: The Movie! What a complete total waste of time not even watching the movie, but actually the people who made it. Full Review »