Columbia Pictures | Release Date: October 19, 2001 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
43
METASCORE
Mixed or average reviews based on 31 Critics
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9
Mixed:
14
Negative:
8
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As a flawed but lovably lionhearted woman, Barrymore triumphantly comes of age as an actress.
80
It's Zahn's heartbreaking performance that drives Riding in Cars with Boys.
75
Barrymore gives a performance that's nuanced, assured and captivating.
40
It's as if the filmmakers, having committed themselves to the book, fled from its essence, which is wildness.