Little Voice

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Generally favorable reviews - based on 25 Critics What's this?

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Universal acclaim- based on 13 Ratings

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 19 out of 25
  2. Negative: 1 out of 25
  1. This terrific movie manages to invest kitchen-sink realism with the soul of a fairy tale.
  2. 88
    By offering opportunities to laugh, cry, and cheer, Little Voice satisfies in a big way.
  3. Horrocks's phenomenal mimicry of musical grande dames...makes a splendid centerpiece for the otherwise more ordinary film built around it.
  4. 75
    Little Voice is unthinkable without the special and unexpected talent of its star.
  5. USA Today
    Reviewed by: Susan Wloszczyna
    75
    Engagingly offbeat. [4 December 1998, Life, p.13E]
  6. Ultimately, Little Voice comes to us from an indeterminate place that is no longer the theatre but not quite the movies. Let's call it music videoland -- best just to sit back and enjoy golden-oldie tunes belted out by a quicksilver mimic.
  7. 20
    As mean-spirited toward its working-class characters, especially its women, as it is profoundly unfunny.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Aug 30, 2010
    8
    Michael Caine in a comedic role is irresistible (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) and Jane Horrocks I knew only as Bubble from Absolutely FabulousMichael Caine in a comedic role is irresistible (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) and Jane Horrocks I knew only as Bubble from Absolutely Fabulous (not my favorite character from that Series but definitely a stand out show). I had no expectations for this film but ended up enjoying it immensely. If nothing else it was a nice reprieve from all the standard American fare that year. Collapse

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