Beautiful Creatures
Beautiful Creatures (2001)

In this contemporary thriller set in Scotland, two women, Dorothy (Susan Lynch) and Petula (Rachel Weisz), bond over a dangerous encounter. Petula is being routinely beaten by her boyfriend Brian (Tom Mannion); Dorothy, after having left… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 2, 2001
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
37%
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User Score
33%



Critic Score: 37% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Implausible, uneven, and gratuitously violent, this esotrogen-powered crime caper lacks the finesse of Thelma and Louise or Guy Ritchie's work.

Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Writer and coproducer Simon Donald offers an efficient plot, and director Bill Eagles knows how to pace the actors and action while delivering it.

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

The dialogue is banal and the characters are irritatingly dumb.

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

The well of surprise is all but parched in the post-Tarantino seriocomic crime caper genre.

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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

Emits an aura of contrived cool.

Jan Stuart
Newsday

Tedious and unfunny.

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Brent Simon
Entertainment Today

The main problems with Beautiful Creatures lie in execution -- the film's baser machinations come across as nothing more than indie film quirks.

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Jay Carr
Boston Globe

Too much style and not enough of anything else.

Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

Why should boys have all the fun in the movies?

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Harry Guerin
RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland)

More Tom and Jerry than Thelma and Louise.

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Flixster Audience Score: 33% Flixster User Reviews
Bill Cavros
2-1/2 Stars Best part of the movie is Pluto the slightly Pink dog does not Die. Low budget "Lock stock and two smoking barrels" painted on a… More