Jawbreaker

Jawbreaker

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In this 90s black comedy, three popular high school girls kidnap their best friend as a birthday prank; but when she accidentally dies, they conspire to cover up their crimes. Stars Rose McGowan (Grindhouse), Julie Benz (Dexter), Judy Greer (Halloween Kills), and Rebecca Gayheart (Urban Legend).

1999Rating: R87 minsUSA
Comedy

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Jawbreaker | Reviews

13%63 reviews

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

A slick production of a lame script...

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The film's bright look and visual energy are much more liberating than the machinations of its teen queens.

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Variety

Variety

More stylish than “Heathers,” but not nearly as witty or engaging...

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

It's so low it scrapes through the barrel and deep into the earth's core.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

Why sit through a lesser imitation, when you could just rent Heathers...

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CNN

CNN

Stein's screenplay is so simple (and simple-minded) it's almost staggering.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

A synthetic yet shrill sadomasochistic cartoon.

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

Not quite a satire, not quite an homage, Jawbreaker falls into a third category: audaciously unoriginal.

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Village Voice

Village Voice

Stein’s script is slack and tin-eared, too feeble to pass for satire, and inadequate even by lazy-pastiche standards.

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Chicago Reader

Chicago Reader

This derivative concept movie is tiresomely slick as well as shamefully sloppy...

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