• Released
  • August 29, 2003
  • R , 1 hr 37 min
  • Comedy
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
So laughably preposterous that it's thoroughly entertaining.
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
One youngster -- even a youngster as talented as Rossum -- can't transform a mess of clichés into a little gem.
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Village Voice

Screwball it isn't, but it has screwy down pat.
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The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
A movie that pits a substantial actor like Mary McDonnell, playing a New York madam, against a bogus story that crossbreeds noirish affectations and romantic comedy into an unpalatable mush that suggests strawberry ice cream slathered with beer.
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New York Post

By Megan Lehmann
The film is lousy with cartoonishly off-putting characters.
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Screwball elements feel overly theatrical -- one can almost see the actors waiting calmly in the wings for their breathless entrances.
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Dallas Observer

By Robert Wilonsky
So awful it's hypnotizing.
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26 out of 100
Generally unfavorable reviews
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