• Network: Lifetime
  • Series Premiere Date: Oct 7, 2012
  • Season #: 1
Metascore
75

Generally favorable reviews - based on 15 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 15
  2. Negative: 0 out of 15
  1. Reviewed by: Linda Stasi
    Oct 8, 2012
    100
    Even though we all know what happens, somehow in the hands of these magnificent women, you'll be wishing and hoping for a different ending.
  2. Reviewed by: Ed Bark
    Oct 5, 2012
    91
    References to Beyonce and Michelle Obama are worked in without reaching too hard. And the "black experience," although hardly monolithic, resonates in ways that make this version quite special and different.
  3. Fortunately, the new Steel Magnolias turns out to be a full 90 minutes of wonderful.
  4. Reviewed by: Jessica Shaw
    Oct 5, 2012
    83
    The movie belongs to Queen Latifah, who brings so much heart to M'Lynn, she will make yours break all the more.

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