New York Minute Synopsis
17 year-old sisters find themselves involved in the kidnapping of a prominent Senator's dog.
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Baltimore Sun

By Chris Kaltenbach
New York Minute isn't High Art, but it is highly entertaining, especially if you're a member of its target audience.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Cheerfully disconnected from the real world, bearing a great resemblance to screwball comedies of old.
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Chicago Tribune

By Mark Caro
The cinematic equivalent of Trix. It's just made to be enjoyed by certain folks more than others. Will girls like it? More than their...
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Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
The cast is cute and the action is colorful, but the comedy isn't as captivating as it sets out to be.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
It lives up to its title, flying by in fast motion. Even the first-wave MTV generation may find the pace exhausting, but this piece of...
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USA Today

By Mike Clark
As far as acting goes, neither Olsen is ready for Euripides' Medea, yet each projects well enough in their shared big scene.
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New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
A bit of a slog for anyone not thoroughly Olsenized.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Plays like "Sixteen Candles" meets "Beetlejuice." Yet for all the film's frantic pace, this plot plods, even for 'tweens at whom this...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The movie's no good: It's written, directed, performed, photographed, edited, and marketed on a fifth-grade reading level; despite that and...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The movie may be more bogus than a Gucci bag for sale on a Fifth Avenue sidewalk, but at least the backgrounds are real.
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Rated PG | For mild sensuality and thematic elements
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Common Sense Media says Not great, but Olsen twin fans won't care.
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