Material Girls
Material Girls (2006)

Stripped of their wealth and forced to fend for themselves when the multi-million-dollar cosmetics company inherited from their father suffers due to controversy, two sisters who have never known the simple life must finally find out how… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: August 18, 2006
DVD Release Date: December 12, 2006
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Critic Score: 4% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Plagued by paper-thin characterizations and a hackneyed script, Material Girls fails to live up to even the minimum standards of its genre.

Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Under the circumstances, Anjelica Huston and Lukas Haas manage not to embarrass themselves, but only because they're pretending to be in a different movie.

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Manohla Dargis
New York Times

An incompetent spin on the poor-little-rich-girl story, the film involves a lot of wardrobe changes and product placements, and a smidgen of intrigue and some chaste romance.

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Jake Wilson
The Age (Australia)

Lessons about social responsibility are submerged in a bubble bath of innocent glamour; Amy Heckerling's Clueless looks like a mordant social satire by comparison.

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Amelie Gillette
AV Club

[It] isn't some light send-up of materialism. It's a light endorsement of it.

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Michael Hardy
Boston Globe

It succeeds on its own terms. These days, even pre teens live in a material world.

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John Ferguson
Radio Times

Even Anjelica Huston as a rival cosmetics magnate struggles to inject any venom into the proceedings.

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Gregory Kirschling
Entertainment Weekly

It's not Clueless, just clueless.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Even by the low standards of the genre it represents, this female teen comedy represents a new nadir.

Rafe Telsch

Welcome to adulthood, Hillary and Haylie Duff. Here are your T-Mobile Sidekicks and Tabloid news stories. Leave your personalities at the door.

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Flixster Audience Score: 44% Flixster User Reviews
Bethany Murphy
I was a tween when I watched this, so I liked it more then than I realise I do now. I wouldn't say it was a disastourous film but it wasn't one of… More
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erika bruhns
This film was weak all over. 1not a good plot 2 not good acting.
Luke Baldock
It has Hilary Duff in it, which is good. The rest of the film is just a cliched mess. The two rich girls experiencing poor life is ridiculous, as they act like… More
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Arash Xak
I can't believe I watched this twice