Sex and the City 2


Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 39 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 39
  2. Negative: 19 out of 39

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  1. Reviewed by: Ty Burr
    A dunderheaded comic melodrama with clothes to die for and dialogue to shrink from. It’s downright depressing.
  2. Reviewed by: Claudia Puig
    An insult to the memory of the cleverly written show and its celebration of friendship, it's a slap in the face for the four gal pals (often photographed at unflattering angles) and an affront to Muslims.
  3. The problem lies with the unimaginative story premise and the quip/reverse quip dialogue that just may be better-suited to half-hour television shows than this nearly 2½-hour movie feature.
  4. The most depressing thing about Sex and the City 2 is that it seems to justify every nasty thing said and written about the series and first feature film.
  5. 30
    Like its predecessor, SATC2--with a script that's basically a sack full of not very funny gag-lines wrapped in strung-together episodic mini-scenes--is not suited to be a movie.
  6. 25
    Some of these people make my skin crawl. The characters of Sex and the City 2 are flyweight bubbleheads living in a world which rarely requires three sentences in a row.
  7. 25
    The transformation of the girls from winsome wisecrackers into whiny bling-obsessed chuckleheads is complete.
  8. 25
    The biggest sin of Sex and the City 2 is its lack of beauty. It's garish when it should be sumptuous, tacky when it should be luxe, wafer-thin when it should be whip-smart and sophisticated.
  9. 25
    Hits a new low of idiocy and crassness.
  10. 25
    Sex And The City 2 panders to that audience to the point of self-destruction, squandering whatever goodwill the franchise had left after the first so-so movie by plopping its beloved characters into a series of garish vignettes that throw their shallowness into sharp relief.
  11. 25
    It's astounding how a movie this long could accomplish so little.
  12. Twenty minutes in, the movie is already operating at a deficit, and it never recovers.
  13. But the best, most irrefutable reason why Sex and the City 2 deserves one-half a shining star. It’s worse than Sex and the City 1, and that alone is a remarkable achievement.
  14. Reviewed by: John DeVore
    Sarah Jessica Parker’s Carrie should be a cautionary tale of perpetual adolescence; her character should be out dating any number of Hollywood’s graying beer bellied frat boys. But no. Instead, we are asked to identify and sympathize with a person who gets everything she wants, but complains anyway.
  15. 10
    The ugly smell of unexamined privilege hangs over this film like the smoke from cheap incense.
  16. 10
    Thanks to writer-director Michael Patrick King, I now have a fair idea how it might feel to be stoned to death with scented candles.
  17. 10
    Indeed, this movie's offensive on many levels, but Arabs and Muslims don't get to feel special. It relies on stupid stereotypes because it's a stupid movie that's offensive to virtually everyone.
  18. Real feelings lurk just below the surface--Samantha's terror of growing old, Carrie's fear of eventual tedium in a childless marriage. Yet the surface is where the movie stays, like an old submarine with dead batteries.
  19. Reviewed by: Dana Stevens
    And it's true that this movie's absolute tone-deafness, its complete disconnection from our current economic and geopolitical reality, by moments achieves a perverse Warholian profundity.
User Score

Mixed or average reviews- based on 167 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 53
  2. Negative: 24 out of 53
  1. Aug 23, 2010
    Well if you are a fan of the series, You might have good moments and some "SPARKLE". For those who haven't been through the whole ride, i amWell if you are a fan of the series, You might have good moments and some "SPARKLE". For those who haven't been through the whole ride, i am afraid they are gonna have a bumpy ride cause there is a whole lot of "Not SPARKLE" stuff in this movie. Extremely predictable and lame story with nothing in it to be excited about. And this is coming from a huge ducking fan. Full Review »
  2. KitD
    Jun 3, 2010
    Offensive on so many levels, why do they have to be quite so vacuous?
  3. NicholasC.
    Jun 2, 2010
    This movie does accomplish the goal of being a "feel good" movie. The shallow characters make you feel good about your own personality. The This movie does accomplish the goal of being a "feel good" movie. The shallow characters make you feel good about your own personality. The selfishness of the characters will make you feel great about how you treat others. The amount of offensive material toward Arabs will make you feel good about your tolerance toward others. The mere stupity of this film will make you feel smart. This is the only accomplishment of the movie (even if it wasn't intended) and the awful jokes, non-likable characters, and just how tasteless the entire production is only furthers this series to its grave. Most men know that they should stay away but the girl friend or wife will force them to consider attending. Ladies, if you really love your man, you won't subject them to this. Full Review »