Career Girls
Career Girls (1997)

Two seemingly self-assured and successful friends reminisce about their college days only to unpack the emotional baggage they have both been carrying for six long years.

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: April 29, 1998
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It manages to be uninteresting, slight and bleak, while desperately trying to find something to say about the human condition.

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Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks

A minor work from Mike Leigh, but its simple offhandedness is also its charm.

Andrew Howe
Film Written Magazine

Not every gift of value comes in fancy packaging.

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Judith Egerton
Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)

More modest and less involving than Secrets & Lies.

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James Sanford
James Sanford on Film

develops into an insightful meditation on the nature of friendship, as well as a peek into the psyches of two people who think they've dealt with the past but have actually only pushed it aside.

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Christine James
Boxoffice Magazine

Writer/director Mike Leigh has once again assembled an amazing cast to render a spectrum of human emotions beyond the range of most filmmakers' reach.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A convincing drama about two friends who try to keep their friendship together despite all the obstacles.

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Flixster Audience Score: 80% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
Career girls is a great film. It's still quite sad seeing Katrin Cartlidge though, she was a brilliant actress who I believe would have gone on to do more… More
John Ballantine
I liked this Mike Leigh film more than Secrets and Lies but very few have actually bothered to see it. A must for Facebook people who are re-uniting with people… More
Steve Strange
Two former university roommates reunite six years after graduation. Their professional visages and professional demeanors indicate that they have overcome the… More