Columbia Pictures | Release Date: December 13, 1995 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
84
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Universal acclaim based on 21 Critics
Positive:
21
Mixed:
0
Negative:
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88
Thompson clearly loves this story, and, even though, she's playing the less spontaneous of the older Dashwood sisters, responsible Elinor, you can feel her spirit rising out to embrace the part. It makes her beautiful to watch. [13 December 1995]
90
Funny, expansive, and a delight to spend company with.
90
Grandly entertaining...matches the Austen-based "Clueless" for sheer run. [13 Dec 1995]
100
[It presents] us with a vast range of richly developed, gorgeously played characters ... and mov[es] them gracefully through time and a lot of very pretty spaces without ever losing its conviction, its concentration or our bedazzled attention. [18 Dec 1995]