Catwoman
Catwoman (2004)

Patience Philips is a woman who can't seem to stop apologizing for her own existence. She works as a graphic designer for Hedare Beauty, a mammoth cosmetics company on the verge of releasing a revolutionary anti-aging product. When… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: January 18, 2005
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Critic Score: 9% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Halle Berry is the lone bright spot, but even she can't save this laughable action thriller.

Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader

The screenplay's a hodgepodge of witchcraft, ancient Egyptian lore, pulp feminism, and a dash of S&M.

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Keith Phipps
AV Club

Relentlessly gaudy and in love with its PG-13 approximation of kink, Catwoman is essentially an excuse to pose Berry in ever-skimpier outfits. It's all too pre-fab to register as sexy, though, and even the fight scenes look like fashion shoots.

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Megan Spencer
Triple J

Its over-edited style smacks of panic, the CGI cat woman is plainly not real, and the broadside it fires at the beauty industry is only limp at best.

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Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal

Catwoman's director, a visual-effects specialist named Pitof, is not contained by the rules of filmmaking. Scenes that make sense? Nonsense. Characters with inner lives? Utterly passe.

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Christy Lemire
Associated Press

A soulless amalgamation of quick edits, computer images and swooping, nausea-inducing dolly shots.

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Margaret Pomeranz
At the Movies (Australia)

It's painful.

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Bruce Diones
New Yorker

Another hundred million dollars down the drain.

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Nick Bradshaw
Time Out

You're left with flashes of mis-spent promise: the feline mysticism; the cosmetics-industry intrigue; the idea of electrocuting Lambert Wilson's unctious corporate cad.

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David Stratton
At the Movies (Australia)

Bereft of excitement and with action scenes similar to those we've seen a dozen times before, this is a very poor effort indeed.

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Flixster Audience Score: 18% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
A spin off about Catwoman that would follow on from the heavily gothic Burton Batman sequel, or so we all thought. Everything seemed good to go, Pfeiffer was… More
Everett Johnson
I love comic book adaptation movies, but there has to be one that is worse than them all, and "Catwoman" is it. Halle Berry may be hot, but that… More
Directors Cat
[img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon14.gif[/img] Catwoman doesn't deserve all the interrogation and outmost hate that it gets.… More
Scott Green
I am glad the public share my opinion that this is truly the worst comic-book film of all time, a pathetic moment for Halle Berry, her continuation in the film… More
Tyler Robertson
Ok, I'm aware that this is not the Catwoman we want to see since it's close to July 20th. However, I just re-watched the film so as to know about the… More
Anthony Lawrie
Catwoman is a sultry, sexy and above all cool character...except in this film. It is as awful as everyone says it is. I wonder how much screen time the real… More