St. Trinian's Synopsis
Students unite to steal a famous painting and save their school from closure.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Sadly, the movie is a zoo.
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Anyone with a fondness for the midcentury cartoons and films that inspired this scrappy comedy will appreciate the latest trip to the...
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60

Village Voice

Can be enjoyed in all its endearing awfulness, as a loony "High School Musical" with posher accents and a lot more going on upstairs.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Ray Bennett
Remaking eccentric English comedies is seldom a good idea, especially the ones from Ealing Studios with all those wonderful character...
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50

Variety

By Derek Elley
Mildly amusing result, with plenty of slack in its 100 minutes, should work OK with its target audience of female Brit tweenies, who won't...
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40

NPR

By Mark Jenkins
At heart, though, the movie is as tame as "The Belles of St. Trinian's," the 1954 farce that started it all.
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40

Empire

The target audience - pre-teen girls - aren’t going to notice the many shortfalls behind the camera. What they’ll enjoy, regardless of...
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38

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Bad in ways that are almost endearing, St. Trinian's does offer the spectacle of Rupert Everett mincing around in drag as a headmistress...
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20

Time Out New York

By Stephen Garrett
Despite a plucky soundtrack and frantic editing, the movie shows otherwise wan interest in the gaggle of faux-transgressive bad girls who...
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20

The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
A stunningly witless revival of the infamous British film series about a girls’ boarding school.
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Why so late to the states?

By Daisyxbells
This movie came out in 2007 and i watched it near the end of 2008. So why did it take so long for it to come to the American Silver screen? Besides that, the movie is a hilarious view of a group of...

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Rated PG-13 | For thematic elements, language, drug and alcohol content and sexual material
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 13+ Quirky British boarding-school comedy has iffy messages.
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