High Heels and Low Lifes
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 20%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A shrill and ultimately annoying tale."
‑ Moira MacDonald, Seattle Times
"A mostly smart attempt to resurrect Ealing Studios-style hijinks."
‑ Kevin Maynard, Mr. Showbiz
"Won't leave audiences with too many bad memories--mostly because it evaporates from memory as soon as the closing crawl begins."
‑ Michael Dequina, TheMovieReport.com
"Driver and McCormack make appealing heroines, and Kevin McNally and Michael Gambon are gratifyingly menacing villains."
‑ Jim Lane, Sacramento News & Review
"Director Mel Smith uses the same silly sense of comedy that he did in Bean."
‑ Steve Rhodes, Internet Reviews
"Like the designer suits Driver wears despite her character's meager earnings, High Heels and Low Lifes isn't about reality; it's playing dress- up."
‑ Carla Meyer, San Francisco Chronicle
"A refreshingly engaging British movie that isn't afraid to go all out for laughs and thrills, leaving its social conscience behind."
‑ Mark Adams, Hollywood Reporter
"It's the charming wit and screen presence of McCormack that saves this picture from being a total mess."
‑ , BeatBoxBetty.com
"Distinctly low on laughs and, despite a running time of only 86 minutes, far outstays its welcome."
‑ Chris Wiegand, Boxoffice Magazine
"Reality goes right out the window in this silly shoot-'em-up, which never gets quite silly enough."
‑ , E! Online
"There are, however, no highs in High Heels and Low Lifes. Just lows."
‑ Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times
"You can't help feel that the director settled for smirks when he could've had bellylaughs."
‑ Harry Guerin, RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland)
"With the tiny I.Q.s of the characters in this film, it wouldn't have been much harder for the likes of Laverne and Shirley to pull off the same joyless stunt."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"High Heels' main problem is that Smith can't seem to decide whether the movie is an over-the-top comedy or a sassy action film."
‑ Betsy Bozdech, Reel.com
"Is It Worse Than Beautiful? No, but Minnie Driver needs to be in a decent movie fast."
‑ Dave White, IFilm
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