Switchblade Sisters
Switchblade Sisters (1975)

In this low-budget exploitation crime drama, a band of bosomy female gang members engage in violent rivalry with another gang. The film is also known as The Jezebels and Playgirl Gang.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 1975
DVD Release Date: July 3, 2001
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Critic Score: 53% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Richard Harrington
Washington Post

The acting is so bad that apparently none of the performers ever got another job in the movies, and the costumes in Ben Hur seem less dated that those on display here.

Desson Thomson
Washington Post

Sublime, exploitative camp.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

The gung-ho corniness, colorful characters, and unflinching bad-ass attitude are just so damn entertaining, and Hill is never apologetic...

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

A terrific example of efficient, resourceful filmmaking, and its depiction of urban ills is, if anything, all too prophetic.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

Just good enough to make it understandable why someone else might really like it. And it's just bad enough to make you wonder about such a person.

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Kat Giantis
Boxoffice Magazine

This movie never pretends to be more than what it is, which is pure exploitation.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

To watch Switchblade Sisters is to visit a never-never land of shopworn media images colliding in a tabloid high school of the mind.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Badly acted, written and directed.

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Charlotte O'Sullivan
Sight and Sound

This is a film with all the itchily sweet passion of a Shangri-Las anthem, cranked up to full volume.

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
A fantastic girl gang action drama movie, I really liked it. The actors are good, the story is realistic and very good. It's full of action and violence.… More
Professor Wizenhymer
Summary: Your typical 70s exploitation film about an all-girl gang who goes to war with not only a rival gang, but themselves as well. The Good: The fight… More
Alexis Nomm
such a great movie from the 70's about wayward girls running around being hoodlums! classic one-liners all over the place.
Wu Chouin
One of the better B movies from the 70s. Sure the acting is bad, but it's a barrel of fun.
Ken Stachnik
So much fun I actually giggled