Jawbreaker Synopsis
Teen girls' (Rose McGowan, Rebecca Gayheart, Julie Benz) cruel prank goes terribly wrong.
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ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Like the candy from which it gets its name, Jawbreaker is fun at the start, but can turn into a chore to complete.
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
A synthetic yet shrill sadomasochistic cartoon.
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
Jawbreaker breaks ground in one way. The movie is notably unpleasant, not just because it's morally offensive, but because it strives for...
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40

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
The movie's gossamer-thin plot, padded with dream sequences and flashbacks to scenes you saw less than an hour earlier, exists only as an...
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38

Chicago Tribune

By Mark Caro
It's not particularly funny or trenchant, and its portrayal of noxious high school cliques never amounts to more than was shown in...
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38

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A slick production of a lame script, which kills time for most of its middle half-hour. If anyone in the plot had the slightest...
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30

Film Threat

By Merle Bertrand
Death and comedy rarely mix, and this tedious and painfully un-funny effort by director Darren Stein is no exception.
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25

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Unoriginal.
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12

USA Today

By Mike Clark
An air of self-congratulation hangs over the empty tank of gas called Jawbreaker, as if writer-director Darren Stein just can't wait to...
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0

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It's so low it scrapes through the barrel and deep into the earth's core. It's the lowest piece of garbage to hit screens in months.
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Meh

By mackenzie movie master
If it is supposed to be creepy...well they missed the mark....if its supposed to be funny....i can sorta compensate it....Dont watch this.....

"One of favorite teen films"

By jerseyjones
This movie was great is wasn't really funny just corny but not in a bad way. I was like 10 when I first saw it and it was my favorite film ever but now it's not. I've watch much better moives since...

mean girls of the 90's

By rexic1
great soundtrack. epic one liners....

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Rated R