The Banger Sisters
The Banger Sisters (2002)

For some folks, the 1960s never really ended, and one woman still cheerfully stuck in the Summer of Love discovers her one-time best friend has left that decade as far behind as humanly possible in this comedy. In the late '60s and… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: January 28, 2003
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
47%
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User Score
42%



Critic Score: 47% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Hawn and Sarandon are terrific together, but the hoary plot is predictable and contrived.

J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

This is the directorial debut of Bob Dolman, who got his start scripting WKRP in Cincinnati, and as one might expect, he handles the comic material with aplomb and falls on his face whenever the story turns serious.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

There's a good movie to be made about fifty-something former groupies, but The Banger Sisters is not that movie.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

A lame script ruins a potentially good premise.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

Hot idea. Tepid execution.

James Berardinelli
ReelViews

There are many things that solid acting can do for a movie, but crafting something promising from a mediocre screenplay is not one of them.

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

Watching movies like this, it's easy to understand actresses' common complaint about the quality of roles for women of a certain age.

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Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture

So insipid it may turn even superannuated hippies into raging neocons.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

From opening to closing credits, there isn't a single genuine moment.

Todd Gilchrist
IGN Movies

The Banger Sisters is not a terrible film but ultimately a missed opportunity, an opportunity to show the outcomes of those deluded Band-Aids from Almost Famous, or even as a demonstration of the inevitable paths of people whose experiences peaked when th

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Flixster Audience Score: 42% Flixster User Reviews
♥Robyn M♥
love susan sarandon! i think we could all see each other as one of these characters i know i could! this is a fun movie!!
Jason Spencer
I didn't think that this was very good. It was a little boring.
Coxxie Mild Sauce
yea right i saw it cause i thought they were called banger sisters for a reason. guess not.
Yinalí Ríos
I loved this movie...
Luke Baldock
Two middle aged women teach us lessons in responsibility. Or lessons in having fun and being yourself. Or finding a perfect balance between the two. Whatever… More
Sunil Jawahir
Exactly what you'd expect but so fun.