Connie and Carla
Connie and Carla (2004)

Connie and Carla are two small-town 'girls' whose dreams of stardom have taken them nowhere. From their debut in a school cafeteria to their current gig slinging drinks and belting out tunes at a Midwestern airport lounge, the… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: April 16, 2004
DVD Release Date: August 17, 2004
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Critic Score: 44% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The two female leads, as well as energitic musical numbers, enliven an otherwise silly reworking of Billy Wilder's Some Like It Hot.

Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

There are funny moments ... but the film grows progressively more dispirited.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

It may not be subtle, but, like drag itself, Connie and Carla affords a few corny, if artless, pleasures.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

The plot is nothing new; not much here for teens.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

... just awful.

Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

Connie And Carla never manages to rise above the airport-lounge aesthetic of its title characters.

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Cole Smithey

For audiences who adored "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," Nia Vardalos' follow up movie (she wrote both scripts) will come as a big fat letdown.

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Stephanie Zacharek

Isn't really a movie but a blatant girls' night out vehicle.

Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Connie and Carla is one of those movies that sneaks up on you, in spite of yourself.

Lisa Ann Cockrel
Christianity Today

The movie does offer some genuine guffaws as it trips over itself to be all things to all people.

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Alice Shen
Hi-freakin-larious! And who doesn't love a cameo appearance by Debbie Reynolds?
Sylvester Kuo
I don't know what to say here, it's not awfully bad or superbly good. I like the story but the acting is so bad, not from Nia or Toni off course.… More
Daniel Parsons
Borrowing liberally from <i>Sister Act</i>, <i>Victor/Victoria</i>, <i>Some Like It Hot</i> and <i>Thelma &… More
Robert Fearon
Maybe I'm enough of a sucker for Toni Collette or maybe it was my forgiving approach to the concept, but it provided me enough chuckles to call it… More
William Goss
A weird kind of tolerable.
Ina S
Delicously campy fun. Predictable yes, but also good-hearted and highly entertaining. Toni Collette and Nia Vardalos are highly convincing drag queens in their… More