Spice World
Spice World (1998)

As if serious film critics could do anything about it, here they are: Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton, Melanie Chisholm, Geri Halliwell and Victoria Adams. Add three stars if you can match the name with the nickname, an activity more exciting… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: January 23, 1998
DVD Release Date: June 16, 1998
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Critic Score: 35% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Paul Tatara

"What's the plot?" you may be asking. Well so am I.

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Jami Bernard
New York Daily News

Spice World is a smart vehicle for the Girls, a cheerful and occasionally witty self-parody that does for the Spices what Help! and A Hard Day's Night did for the Beatles.

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Jim Judy
Screen It!

This film barely manages to tell a story at all.

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Lisa Alspector
Chicago Reader

A promotional tool that establishes its superfluousness simply by existing, this clumsy, smirking movie has a bitter soul.

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David Kronke
Los Angeles Times

A movie about four months too late to endure in the pop-culture annals and about four stars too short to be a four-star movie.

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Sean Piccoli
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Spiers makes what was conceived by the Fullers as an album plug play as an actual movie. Though it will doubtless pain many a critic to say so, Spice World is a kick.

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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

Full of silly, swirling fantasy sequences and breezy backstage glimpses into their ``lives'' - not to mention an album's worth of new tunes - Spice World offers a fanciful view of fame and female camaraderie in the fabulous '90s.

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Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel

As an example of pop-culture debris, Spice World is absolutely perfect. Without, of course, being any good.

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Andrew Collins
Radio Times

The first (and as it transpired only) feature film to exploit the enormous success of pop quintet the Spice Girls, this is an attempt to capture the comedic style of the Beatles films, and not nearly as bad as it might have been.

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Flixster Audience Score: 44% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
How they decide which bands to make movies about, I wish I knew. Who would think that this girl band from England would be the perfect group for a comedic… More
Steven Carrier
Obviously, "Spice World" is a deplorable film, but as a time capsule we can use to return to a time when they thought it was ok to make a feature film… More
Sophie Burgess
As a young fan of the Spice Girls, I loved being able to see my hero's. Now however, I can see it's terrible and should be forgotten about.
Matt Goodman
I don't remember seeing this since I was 6. But even my 6 year old self would say this sucks. Grade: F?
Bethany Murphy
Childhood favourite and a classic!
erika bruhns
the acting seemed fake to me.

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