Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
I took it as a pretty piece of ephemera, and I must confess that I laughed a lot.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
Suggests a raunchier, cruder version of a Coen brothers comedy, but it's also a kind of honky-tonk "Rashomon."
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Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Neither as rollicking nor as wild as one had hoped, but Tyler's tongue-in-cheek noir goddess transcends cliche and the screenplay's other shortcomings terrifically.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
One Night at McCool's does not quite work, but it has a lot of fun being a near-miss.
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USA Today

By Andy Seiler
You may enjoy One Night -- but you may feel guilty about it in the morning.
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Zwart never gets the tone right in this very American comedy.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
A curious screwball "noir," doesn't so much bend established genres as blend them into an unappetizing cocktail, where they curdle before pouring.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Tyler, a true beauty, gives the role a valiant try, but her range is too limited to play this amalgam of female perfection.
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Entertainment Weekly

More than just dumb, the picture is embarrassingly dorky.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Wesley Morris
A shamelessly dumb movie.
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46 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
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