Erin Brockovich Synopsis
A law clerk (Julia Roberts) uncovers a water contamination cover-up.
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Critic Ratings

73
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Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Roberts and Erin Brockovich have Oscar contender written all over them.
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100

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
Takes the raw truth and makes it jubilantly, terrifically entertaining.
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88

Baltimore Sun

By Ann Hornaday
The kind of movie that gives mainstream Hollywood star vehicles a good name.
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88

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
The kind of stand-up-and-cheer movie Hollywood is supposed to have forgotten how to make.
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88

USA Today

By Staff [Not Credited]
A first-rate office comedy of prickly exchanges.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Roberts, in her most forceful dramatic performance, allows us to take in every moment through fresh, impassioned eyes.
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80

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Outrageously, even shamelessly, entertaining.
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
The acting is amiable and the story is crisply told.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Roberts carries the film in the best sense, by taking us on a human journey of genuine discovery and growth.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The ultimate Julia Roberts movie.
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Julia Roberts is hilarious and deep in "Erin Brokovich."

By Dominic LeRose
The individuals who make a difference in society are the ones who's get big actors and actresses to play them in films. Erin Brokivch was one woman who made a great difference on our environment....

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By ezequielj
This movie has Bisexual, Testify Drama, Strong Language and Dramatic even like comedy....

Great Movie!!!!

By mommyROCKS
This is a great true story. This is the Julia we all know and love....

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Rated R | For Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 15 & under Julia Roberts winner. R mostly for language.
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VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
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DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF