75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
It's great to see so many smart girls in a Hollywood movie!
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75

Baltimore Sun

By Chris Kaltenbach
But the fine performances of all three leads rise above the cliches, giving the film a sense of reality that both impresses and inspires.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This movie is just about perfect for teenagers, and it's a surprise that even their parents are allowed to have minds of their own.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
The Disney picture should handily score a direct hit to its targeted young female demographic as well as striking a chord with their big sisters, moms and aunts.
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63

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
A feel-good but inane Disney production.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
An unsteady empowerment film for 'tweenage girls and their moms, Ice Princess boasts more spark than sparkle.
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Parents and kids should be heartened to see a G-rated movie that is not dumbed-down or saccharine-sweet. Rather, it's subtly inspiring.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A cut above most pictures of its type.
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Peculiarly coy feminine-empowerment fable.
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38

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Cusack is excellent as Joan, the only woman in the film who values a girl's brains over her body, so it's a shame Fywell treats her with amused scorn.
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55 out of 100
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