View from the Top
View from the Top (2003)

Brazilian filmmaker Bruno Barreto directs this comic look at the world of flight attendants starring Gwyneth Paltrow as Donna, a small town Nevada woman who dreams of seeing the world by becoming a first class international stewardess.… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: March 21, 2003
DVD Release Date: September 9, 2003
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Critic Score: 14% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Uneven in tone and badly edited, A View From the Top wastes the talents of its cast and condescends to its characters.

Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

A flat, superficial comedy that never establishes a tone.

Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

It's just sweet and light, but it's got kind of giddy charm to it ...

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

What was Gwyneth Paltrow thinking?

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Hap Erstein
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Paltrow cannot begin to save this unfunny flight attendant comedy that should have gone direct to video.

Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

Poorly lit and tone-deaf.

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Martin Scribbs
Low IQ Canadian

Miss Paltrow? We're gonna need that Oscar back.

Rex Reed
New York Observer

The characters have no wit or charm, the plot has no conflict or development, nothing happens for any reason other than script requirements.

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Dennis Lim
Village Voice

Eventually, the exhaust roar of condescending affirmation drowns all else out.

Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette

[A]n airy bit of fluff, a soap bubble of a movie.

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Flixster Audience Score: 33% Flixster User Reviews
Manu Gino
Don't stop till you reach the top. Decently Good movie! The movie is about airline stewardesses and their way to the top. This sounds like a dull subject… More
Ginny  X
Not that Im segregating movies according to gender but this is just totally a chick flick. Anyway I like this one cause its got a nice influential message and… More
Daniel Perry
A bad movie that's not without its good moments, but one that just clunks along from head-scratcher to head-scratcher. Mike Myers's character is quite… More
Candy Rose
Poor plot. Gwyneth's character is surprising.
Arash Xak
Uninteresting, pointless & predictable
Leigh Ryan