Mrs. Harris
Mrs. Harris (2005)

The sensationalistic murder of diet guru Dr. Herman Tarnower is explored in this stylized take on the tabloid cover story from first-time director Phyllis Nagy. As the inventor of the popular "Scarsdale Diet," Dr. Herman Tarnower… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
DVD Release Date: August 1, 2006
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Harvey

Playwright Phyllis Nagy's film directorial bow is an uneven affair.

Ross Anthony
Hollywood Report Card

The story is interesting, the characters are interesting, and while never boring, the picture never greatly impresses nor has much in the way of insight.

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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

The film was 'inspired' by Shana Alexander's book, but the tone comes straight out of the tabloids. This tone lies somewhere south of smugness but north of pure derision.

Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy

Another shrill, irritating performance from Annette Bening.

David Cornelius

It might not be up to the level of, say, Reversal of Fortune, but it's also far above your typical movie-of-the-week network filler.

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Flixster Audience Score: 38% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
The film is loaded with fine performers doing good work but the people that are the subjects of this piece are either unlikable (Tarnower) or pathetic (Jean… More
Naughtia Nahazhina
I found this movie a bit boring because the storyline wasn't all that interesting. Bening stars as Mrs. Harris, a troublesome woman who is being accused of… More