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Premiere

By Susannah Gora
In this sequel, as Elle uses her good-hearted pluck to work toward her goal, Witherspoon is a sheer delight, all charm and light and...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Takes the financially successful formula of "Legally Blonde," the Reese Witherspoon hit from two years ago, and does something unexpected....
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Witherspoon is a professional, demanding we give ourselves over to her carbonated pluck.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
At once brasher and more frivolous, she's a lot less compelling fighting for the welfare of lab-test animals than she was crusading for her...
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50

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Director Charles Herman-Wurmfeld ("Kissing Jessica Stein") misses several opportunities to go all out and be, as Elle would say, "superfun."...
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
There's not enough here to sustain a half-hour sitcom, but Reese Witherspoon shoulders the burden with star shine to spare.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Just as a fistful of drooping stalks does not a bouquet make, director Charles Herman-Wurmfeld's random collection of think-pink gags,...
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Legally bland.
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38

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The first one was silly fun, amusing and oddly inventive; the second is plodding, unfunny and almost cringe-worthy.
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0

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
One of the strongest arguments yet for making sequels illegal.
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i vote... Yea!

By Chowda
Elle Woods is back and cuter than ever! This time she's taking over Washington, DC... who knew a sorority held so much power?...

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Rated PG-13 | For some sex-related humor
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Not as good as the first, but still enjoyable.
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