• Released
  • June 28, 2013
  • (Limited)
  • NR , 1 hr 30 min
  • Romantic Drama
    Psychological Drama
70

Variety

By Joe Leydon
Each member of the ensemble offers a vividly detailed performance resounding with emotional truth, delivering lengthy swaths of LaBute’s sometimes savagely furious, sometimes shocking funny dialogue with pitch-perfect degrees of intensity.
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67

Film.com

By William Goss
It’s minor LaBute, but nonetheless short and bittersweet.
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67

The A.V. Club

By Mike D'Angelo
The title’s parenthetical plural sums up the problem with Some Girl(s): Five slow-cook dialogues that reveal the nice-guy protagonist as a super-tool is four too many.
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60

Los Angeles Times

By Amy Nicholson
Like us, the deft and merciless director Daisy von Scherler Mayer ("Party Girl") sides with the girls, and to stack the deck she's hired five tremendous actresses.
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60

Village Voice

By Alan Scherstuhl
A final twist stamps this as a companion or corrective to The Shape of Things, this time with the man as the monster. This isn't as bracing as that film, but it's far from the horror show LaBute's detractors often accuse him of writing.
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
Director Daisy von Scherler Mayer and a strong cast do right by Neil LaBute's script (based on his play), but the soullessness of the story is a turnoff overpowering the intriguing moments scattered within these one-on-one encounters.
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50

New York Post

By Sara Stewart
Are Some Girl(s) like this? Yes. But I left this movie with no additional insight on why.
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The things that once made Neil LaBute's movies seem like tossed grenades — the loutish protagonists, the sadism toward women — now come off as more dated than scandalous.
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40

Time Out New York

By David Fear
You can probably skip this one and still sleep soundly at night.
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Bell’s skepticism feels real, and Brody, still best known as “The OC’s” insecure Seth Cohen, is perfect as the sort of arrogantly self-deluded player we’ve all met.
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49 out of 100
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