75

Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
It's an extremely raunchy hybrid of "Bridget Jones's Diary."
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75

Baltimore Sun

By Chris Kaltenbach
Its effects don't linger long enough to seriously detract from the raunchy good time had by all.
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63

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
This movie is to sweet as a dog is to a hydrant. But it's little things like that that keep someone like Diaz laughing all the way to the urinal.
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
A movie in which laughter and self-exploitation merge into jolly soft-porn ''empowerment.''
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Aspires to be a cinematic "Sex and the City," but it's more like South Park Goes West.
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
Pimenthal's script consists of the scantiest storyline, framed around a succession of strained Farrelly Brothers-style gags that feel as though they were peeled off the floor of the editing room for "There's Something About Mary."
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38

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
The ads for The Sweetest Thing promise that if you loved "There's Something About Mary" and "My Best Friend's Wedding," then you can't miss this latest Cameron Diaz vehicle. Well, miss it.
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38

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It knows the words but not the music; while the Farrelly brothers got away with murder, The Sweetest Thing commits suicide.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Nothing but a showcase for the inherent comedic gifts of Cameron Diaz. The problem is she doesn't have any.
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25

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
This vulgar, equal-opportunity chick flick aims pretty low.
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32 out of 100
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