Josie and the Pussycats
Josie and the Pussycats (2001)

The latest fashion trends, designer labels and status symbols mean nothing to Josie, Melody and Val. They are more interested in creating their own home-grown rocker chic fashions and singing their own kind of rock music from their garage,… More

Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: April 11, 2001
DVD Release Date: August 14, 2001
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Critic Score: 53% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: This live-action update of Josie and the Pussycats offers up bubbly, fluffy fun, but the constant appearance of product placements seems rather hypocritical.

Lisa Alspector
Chicago Reader

This self-styled self-reflexive comedy asks the question, just how stupid are teenagers?

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

Their cool-to-be-cruel stance is too hip for the room and a likely turnoff for preteen girls who don't like fluff balls laced with bile.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Movie rates itself out of an ideal audience.

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Joe Leydon

This is one sharp pussycat.

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Jane Dark
Village Voice

When on work release from the Von Trier festival, I like such cheap thrills.

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Ranks a 'one' next to Spinal Tap's '11'.

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Wally Hammond
Time Out

Aaaaah, what a classic!

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Susan Wloszczyna
USA Today

The concept is so hypocritical, it's like Britney Spears calling Christina Aguilera underdressed and overexposed.

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Mark Halverson
Sacramento News & Review

The sour notes are all in a dumbed-down script, canned-ham performances that soon wear thin.

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Flixster Audience Score: 51% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Josie and the Pussycats is an awful mess of a film. The film is poorly constructed with a bland, boring script, a terrible choice of actors and stupid. The film… More
Nani Vang
This is a fun movie.
Spencer S.
Even though you except nothing but the worst, this film is actually well written with love to spare.
Jose Zamudio
A totally chick flick. A satirical comedy with a lot of pop culture references, and a good way of mocking the way people buy oreat or drinka product just… More
Dean McKenna
This jerk teen comedy film based upon the Archie Comics in the story is not very entertaining to me. The three Pussycats are, of course, very hot but the… More
Rachel F
Decent enough.