There is absolutely nothing going on in Beautiful Girls that you haven't seen... [in] any other artistic endeavor in which untethered young men and women, bound by geography and fortified by beer, shamble their way toward overdue maturity. full review
Beautiful Girls is always in touch with reality but never drowned in it. full review
This startlingly uneventful compendium of thick-headed boy-talk and female tolerance squanders a fine cast on incredibly ordinary characters and situations. full review
It's the women who break the monotony of this dudes-in-flux saga... full review
In a relationship that skirts bad taste, Hutton and Portman make tender movie magic, giving this big-screen spin on Friends its only moments of true romantic yearning.
The dialogue isn't the only problem with Beautiful Girls. The characters are bad, too. full review
What's nicest about the film is the way it treasures the good feelings people can have for one another. full review
The movie lacks the stature or consistency to be truly beautiful -- but you know, it is kind of cute.
Portman, a budding knockout, is scene-stealingly good even in an overly showy role. full review
Portman was memorable as the little girl in The Professional, but her work here throws off an eeriness in its revelation of such huge talent in one so young.
Borrowing heavily from other, better films, director Ted Demme and screenwriter Scott Rosenberg give each of their male protagonists a case of commitment angst. full review
Hutton, understated but not bland for a change, gives his best performance in years. full review