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5.3

Mixed or average reviews- based on 6 Ratings

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Metascore
29

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 13 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 13
  2. Negative: 8 out of 13
  1. Plagued by continuity problems, ham-fisted storytelling and a problematic voiceover by Da Brat, Civil Brand feels less like a prison movie than a prison sentence.
  2. 40
    There are also strong flickers here of a film that might have been.
  3. Reviewed by: Walter Dawkins
    60
    Film explores the abuses rampant in woman's prisons and the powerlessness of the inmates, while telling the uplifting story of one inmate, Frances (LisaRae).