Metascore
64

Generally favorable reviews - based on 18 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 18
  2. Negative: 2 out of 18
  1. Dern is nothing short of brilliant here.
  2. A hilariously brazen comedy whose heroine is an improbable hoot.
  3. Is it really possible to make a comedy about abortion? Alexander Payne, who cowrote and directed this mischievous bit of sociological screwball, has brought it off.
User Score
5.0

Mixed or average reviews- based on 10 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Nov 3, 2010
    8
    Brilliant laugh out loud satire on both sides of abortion 'debate' in 1990s USA. You don't need to be interested in abortion politics to get aBrilliant laugh out loud satire on both sides of abortion 'debate' in 1990s USA. You don't need to be interested in abortion politics to get a kick out of this movie. Recommended for fans of intelligent humor. Full Review »