88

Baltimore Sun

By Chris Kaltenbach
Well-paced, scathingly funny satire of the fashion industry and its eminently lampoonable pomposity.
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Something this gleefully goofy and consistently funny would be welcome in any environment.
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75

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Isn't always on the money, but when it is, it really is.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
The humor is simple but far from dumb. The dueling "walk-off" between rival male mannequins is inspired, as are the sly juxtapositions of the male model's faux physicality with such real-world demands as coal mining.
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75

Charlotte Observer

By Lawrence Toppman
Anyhow, I believe you would probably like this movie if you let your mind drift during the slow parts. That is easier for some of us than others, and I was thinking about my next runway project about half of the time.
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63

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
A hit-and-miss affair, but it's smart and good-natured enough to guarantee Stiller an open invitation to host VH1's annual Fashion Awards.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
What Zoolander does have, and this was enough for me, is a sublime comic performance by Owen Wilson, as the supermodel Hansel, positively radiant in its dimness.
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60

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
It's a diverting mess, sometimes even a delightful mess.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Bob Graham
It's probably pointless to complain when a movie sets out to be stupid and actually is. (And the people who came up with a couple of these ideas think male models are dumb.)
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
In theory, Zoolander is ''Pret-à-Porter'' on laughing gas. In practice, however, the movie is an ill-fitting suit of gags, too long in the crotch even at 90 minutes.
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61 out of 100
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