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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 5%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The Vera Hruba Ralston of her time, Madonna has persisted in making movies despite all evidence that this is one medium in which no one wants to see or hear her."
‑ Dennis Harvey, Variety
"If there is one thing worse than a Guy Ritchie movie, it's a Guy Ritchie movie with Madonna in it."
‑ Rex Reed, New York Observer
"What a waste of potential."
‑ Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
"More than annoyed, or angry, I just felt sad. Sad for what is quite possibly the premature death of a once-brilliant directorial career."
‑ Brian Mckay, eFilmCritic.com
"Apparently willing to scuttle his own career, Ritchie writes and directs a film in which he does everything possible to make his own wife look ugly, rotten and despicable."
‑ Gil Jawetz, DVDTalk.com
"Both husband and wife seem to be in way over their heads."
‑ J. R. Jones, Chicago Reader
"I wouldn't wish the stupefying dialogue of "Swept Away" on any actress, but to watch Madonna flounder through it is more punishment than I can bear."
‑ Stephanie Zacharek, Salon.com
"Don't count on being swept away by this contrived, predictable shipwrecked romance."
‑ Urban Cinefile Critics, Urban Cinefile
"This waterlogged romantic comedy really does deserve to sink without trace."
‑ Almar Haflidason, BBC.com
"Whenever you agree that there's more credibility in spotting a flying donkey with the hiccups rather than believing in an effective Madonna-hired acting coach, then you definitely earned the license to go with your first instinct."
‑ Frank Ochieng, TheWorldJournal.com
"Every bit the cinematic shipwreck you'd imagine it to be."
‑ Christy Lemire, Associated Press
"A better title, for all concerned, might be Swept Under the Rug."
‑ James Berardinelli, ReelViews
"[An] utter piece of flotsam."
‑ Garth Franklin, Dark Horizons
"Alas, the only surprise was in seeing how little a top-notch director can do with a woman who simply cannot act."
‑ Andrea Chase, Killer Movie Reviews
"Ritchie may not have a novel thought in his head, but he knows how to pose Madonna."
‑ Bill Chambers, Film Freak Central
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