Sex and the City
Sex and the City (2008)

The hit cable series Sex and the City catwalks its way onto the big screen in this feature-film continuation that fans all over have been clamoring for. Sarah Jessica Parker returns once again as Carrie Bradshaw, the style-maven journalist… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: September 23, 2008
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Critic Score: 50% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Sex and the City loses steam in the transition to the big screen, but will still thrill fans of the show.

Mark Bourne
Film.com

...'Yes,' she said. 'It's Star Trek for women.'...

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

Why get the band back together if you're not going to add some new songs to the greatest hits?

David Keyes
Cinemaphile.org

The ladies settle into the doldrums of marriage and their antics are reduced to a detached series of scenes that involve sulking, yearning or just plain indulging.

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Bob Mondello
NPR.org

This celebration with Carrie & Co. — very much television writ large — seems precisely the Sex and the City reunion the show's fans had hoped for.

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Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine

Learning and hugging. There's lots of that here â" woman to woman and man to woman â" which satisfies the movie's fantasy fulfillment of both amity and eros.

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Digital Spy

Ultimately, it's this streak of realism that prevents Sex And The City from becoming just another fluffy New York fairytale.

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Anthony Lane
New Yorker

I walked into the theatre hoping for a nice evening and came out as a hard-line Marxist, my head a whirl of closets, delusions, and blunt-clawed cattiness. All the film lacks is a subtitle: The Lying, the Bitch, and the Wardrobe.

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Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal

It's just that there's been an altitude adjustment -- fewer stilettos, more flats. Ask what women want of a chick flick and one answer may be this -- a pleasant reunion with cherished friends. Ask what women deserve and the answer is better.

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Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

As amigas de Sex and the City estão entre as criaturas da ficção mais repulsivas que já conheci: fúteis, estúpidas, egoístas e entediantes. Além disso, isto não é um filme, é um catálogo.

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Flixster Audience Score: 77% Flixster User Reviews
Candy Rose
The girls are back together 4 years after the TV series. There's lots of drama - wedding, affair, baby. Lots of fab shoes and clothes. Makes you appreciate… More
Michael S
Not a bad light entertainment for fans of the show, but what's the point if just about every episode in the series is better and WAY shorter?
Daniel Perry
Before talking about the film itself, some understanding of the HBO series is required. There is not a hope in hell that this film could stand on its own. When… More
Veronique Kwak
there're several irrealistic points in this movie, and i'd bring up my perception of what real life should be: i'm a 27-year-old, if i give up… More
Wildaly M
Not sure a movie was needed but it's cool to see all the glamour on the big screen. I think it's just a little too long for a chick-flick.
Nadira Irdiana
When I saw this flixster page on the first time, I wonder "How come does these critics did not like this movie?" Actually folks, it is a very… More

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