Isn't She Great

Metascore
34

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 34 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 34
  2. Negative: 16 out of 34
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  1. Reviewed by: Robert Horton
    60
    Good enough in spots to make you wish it could have sustained its campier inclinations.
  2. Though it does present the facts of Susann's life, it skims them so quickly and with such glorious glee that we never get a sense of who this woman really was.
  3. 40
    A watery cocktail of second-rate, Ab Fab-style bitchery and shameless schmaltz.
  4. 40
    Just isn't enough.
  5. Reviewed by: Ann-Rebecca Laschever
    40
    Midler's performance does not stand out. She remains very much Bette Midler.
  6. 40
    Contains several profanely amusing moments, but they don't add up to much.
  7. Reviewed by: John Hartl
    40
    Curiously bland and flavorless.
  8. Reviewed by: Moira MacDonald
    40
    What on earth is Stockard Channing doing in this mess?
  9. 40
    Aspires to be both stylish and coarse, camp and vulgar -- which is pretty much how Bette Midler plays it.
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User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 3
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 3
  3. Negative: 2 out of 3
  1. Aug 31, 2014
    3
    Despite Bette Midler giving her all, the film was overtly bland and not amusing. Something simply was missing from Isn't She Great... and itDespite Bette Midler giving her all, the film was overtly bland and not amusing. Something simply was missing from Isn't She Great... and it was missing for the entire film. Full Review »