V.I. Warshawski
V.I. Warshawski (1991)

Kathleen Turner stars as V.I. Warshawski in Jeff Kanew's film version of the hard-boiled detective character from Sara Paretsky's series of crime novels. Warshawski is a freelance private investigator in Chicago, who lives the part… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 26, 1991
DVD Release Date: June 4, 2002
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Critic Score: 17% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...one's interest in V.I. Warshawski is almost entirely dependent on one's tolerance for Turner's work...

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Clint Morris

A highly enjoyable jaunt in action-thrill land

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

The start of Turner's cinematic downward spiral

Brian Orndorf

Turner wants to play up Warshawski's detective instincts while Disney would rather ogle with the intensity of a Mormon, unsure how to successfully launch a franchise like this without alienating male audiences.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

It's okay. It's not great. It kills time.

Rob Gonsalves

As inelegant as its title.

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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

The V stands for 'Very," the I "Idiotic." I don't know what letter stands for the end of Kathleen Turner's career.

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Dean McKenna
Kathleen Turner's great as a tough-boiled, leggy, private eye investigator in this thriller movie.