The Stepford Wives
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Stepford has a secret: all of the wives are way too perfect, and all of the husbands are way too happy. "The Stepford Wives," a comic re-imagining of the 1975 suspense classic, follows the tale that unfolds when a young couple moves from Manhattan to the upper-class suburb of Connecticut. Once there, they soon discover that the Stepford men are replacing their wives with compliant robots.
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 26%

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"To paraphrase Paul Rudnick's Premiere magazine movie-critic alter ego, Libby Gelman-Waxner: It's flat, cold, fork-resistant and tasteless, if you ask me."
‑ Rex Reed, New York Observer
"Very good dialogue, the rest of this stuff just falls apart."
‑ Richard Roeper, Ebert & Roeper
"Comedic remake of '70s horror movie has sex humor."
‑ Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
"The remake of The Stepford Wives is the gayest major motion picture ever made - and remember, I saw Troy."
‑ Brian Juergens, Freeze Dried Movies
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‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"It has a wonderfully wounding malice directed at both the Stepford, Conn., contingent of Energizer Bunny wives and the New Yorkers who have just moved in."
‑ Richard Corliss, TIME Magazine
"Satirizing The Stepford Wives is pointless."
‑ Stephanie Zacharek, Salon.com
"There's not a single redeeming feature in this colossal over-budgeted waste of time..."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
"In 1975, The Stepford Wives ... seemed creepy and socially relevant. Today, it just feels dull."
‑ Forrest Hartman, Reno Gazette-Journal
"Absent the suspense and satirical thrust of its predecessor, The Stepford Wives is a star-studded, soft-centered piece of whimsy"
‑ Jeannette Catsoulis, Las Vegas Mercury
"It has two speeds -- obvious and more so."
‑ J. Hoberman, Village Voice
"It glides by on the notion that there is little that is still frightening about being an American woman. I wish I could say it was a premise whose time had come."
‑ Alissa Quart, Film Comment Magazine
"As comedies go, it's actually fairly funny, albeit in a light, superficial way which either hides or exposes the fact that the plot is a thick tangle of mutual contradictions."
‑ Peter T. Chattaway, Christianity Today
"What a sad, sad mess."
‑ Jeffrey Chen, Window to the Movies
""The Stepford Wives" is a terrific comedy, but a lousy motion picture."
‑ Wesley Lovell, Cinema Sight
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