Universal Pictures | Release Date: March 17, 2000 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
73
METASCORE
Generally favorable reviews based on 36 Critics
Positive:
26
Mixed:
9
Negative:
1
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100
Takes the raw truth and makes it jubilantly, terrifically entertaining.
100
All the up-from-under satisfaction of an underdog getting over, with the added oomph of the truth.
90
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Roberts shines.
88
The kind of stand-up-and-cheer movie Hollywood is supposed to have forgotten how to make.
88
The kind of movie that gives mainstream Hollywood star vehicles a good name.
80
Comic electricity.
80
Outrageously, even shamelessly, entertaining.
75
Loose and funny with verve.
75
Roberts inhabits the character with a gravity and poignancy that she had never even hinted at before.
50
All of the filmmaker's fine work and good intentions cannot make this repetitive and finally tiresome saga fly.
20
Erin Brockovich is slick, grating and false. We bet it makes a bundle.