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David Anspaugh's mix of female bonding and mob drama, Wisegirls concerns a trio of waitresses. Meg (Oscar winner Mira Sorvino), wise-talking Raychel (Mariah Carey), and wannabe dancer Kate (Paul Thomas Anderson regular Melora Walters) grow close while working at an Italian restaurant. After saving a man's life at the eatery thanks to her time in medical school, Meg begins to realize that the establishment is mob-controlled. Soon she must hide the dead body of her boss (whose "whacking" she indirectly caused). Eventually, Meg discovers secrets about her two friends and is… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 38%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It's a good film -- not a classic, but odd, entertaining and authentic."
‑ Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle
"By-the-numbers yarn."
‑ Anthony Miele, Film Threat
"The piece plays as well as it does thanks in large measure to Anspaugh's three lead actresses."
‑ Kirk Honeycutt, Hollywood Reporter
"Mariah Carey gives us another peek at some of the magic we saw in Glitter here in Wisegirls."
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
"What really surprises about Wisegirls is its low-key quality and genuine tenderness."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, San Francisco Examiner
"Looks and feels like a project better suited for the small screen."
‑ Annlee Ellingson, Boxoffice Magazine
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