• Released
  • May 25, 2000
  • R , 1 hr 51 min
  • Comedy
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Sordid Lives Synopsis
Members of a Texas family gather for their matriarch's funeral and reveal secrets.
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63

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
It's heady in the beginning, chaotic throughout, and numb with the suddenness of the Internet economy's plummet at the end.
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Robert K. Elder
A train wreck you can't help but watch.
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60

New Times (L.A.)

By Luke Y. Thompson
It's composed of really long scenes that are mostly dialogue, with transition action imagined or implied only. Couldn't we go outside for...
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60

Variety

By Ken Eisner
When Sordid Lives does what it does best -- showing Southern gals in the full flight of rabid self-denial -- it's as screamingly funny as...
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50

L.A. Weekly

By F. X. Feeney
Some of the performances are remarkably natural amid so much farce.
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40

Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
Has its moments here and there, but not nearly enough of them to add up to a satisfying movie.
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30

Chicago Reader

By Ted Shen
To call this campy would be charitable.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Wesley Morris
The laughs come in all the wrong places when they come at all.
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Rated R | For Sexual Content, Nudity and Language