The Stepford Wives (2004) Synopsis
Women (Katharine Ross, Paula Prentiss) wonder why the other housewives act like robots.
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
It's hilarious -- and on purpose, too. This is the first satisfying adult summer comedy set in New England to come out of Hollywood since...
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75

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
The star of this overachieving trifle is not Kidman, it's Paul Rudnick. The New York playwright and screenwriter ("In & Out") has taken a...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The 1975 movie tilted toward horror instead of comedy. Now here's a version that tilts the other way, and I like it a little better.
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63

USA Today

By Mike Clark
You feel some of the strain in this immaculately shot, designed and costumed farce, but it's fast and the cast is lively, even though a...
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Because the entire audience knows what's going on, the filmmakers hope to distract viewers from storytelling weaknesses with an urgent...
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Close gets laughs, as does Bette Midler as a Jewish rebel. But the sting is gone.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Before it degenerates into a complete mess, it's an entertaining mess, and something about its willingness to please maintains the...
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
At no time do the men -- that is, the straight ones -- believably hold the upper hand. In the new town of Stepford, there's no bitterness,...
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Only Close, in a majestically, maniacally brittle demonstration of Stepford overdrive, has the courage to show how nutty the pursuit of...
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10

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
A pitiful shambles of a remake, The Stepford Wives might have qualified as a rethinking of the 1975 original if there were any trace of...
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Rated PG