Columbia Pictures | Release Date: March 29, 2002 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Generally favorable reviews based on 36 Critics
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There is something horribly apt in the way Fincher closes the drama in joyless exhaustion, leaving you certain that there will be a sequel to these events, not onscreen but in someone's home, tonight. [8 April 2002, p. 95]
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May actually appeal more to women than men because of the steely heroine, the pitting of love of family against love of filthy lucre -- and the mom-fights-back plot.