The Beautician and the Beast
The Beautician and the Beast (1997)

A series of merry mix-ups result when the beastly dictator of the formerly communist Slovetzia hires a New York beautician to educate his children. Romantic and comical, the story begins shortly after cosmetology instructor Joy Adams (Fran… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: June 24, 2003
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Critic Score: 16% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Manages to be sweet and likable, largely because Kwapis directs the actors well and treats the sub-Lubitsch material as if he actually believed in it.

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Michael Dequina

As hokey and banal as a sitcom, with predictable culture-clash gags and fairly flat one-liners.

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Grace Montgomery
Common Sense Media

Dated '90s romcom has some stereotypes, innuendo.

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Bruce Bennett
Spectrum (St. George, Utah)

A charming surprise

Emanuel Levy

Cheesy, multi-accented culture-clash comedy that's seldom funny

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Scott Weinberg

Standard feature-length sitcom material. For Drescher fans only.

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Flixster Audience Score: 44% Flixster User Reviews
Dead Angel
The intro was hilarious. Fran Drescher was and still awesome in her own way. Many people might not like her voice but I even enjoy that! I loved <i>The… More
Curtis Lilly
I repent the day I ever saw this.
Dean McKenna
Good giggle-producing combination of <i>The Sound of Music</i> and every fairy tale cliche pairs a tyrant (Timothy Dalton) with a New Yorker (Fran… More
Sanjaya 丘耀文
Watch it in HBO... It was a very funny movie....
jay nixon
If you like Fran you'll like this if not stay away.
Leigh Ryan
So funny.