Overall Rank: 2545
Average Rating: 2.8/4
# of Ratings: 70
Theatrical Release Date: 05/10/1996
Genre: Comedy, Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Todd Solondz
Actors: Heather Matarazzo, Victoria Davis, Christina Brucato, Christina Vidal, Siri Howard, Brendan Sexton III
Plot: Dawn Weiner has a lot to deal with - her looks cause her no end of teasing in school, her older brother is a brain, her cute, younger sister gets all the attention and the guy she has a crush on rejects her. Todd Solondz spares nothing in his look into adolescent hell. -- Chris Kavan
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/04/2019
If you're ever looking for reasons why growing up sucks, look no further than "Welcome to the Dollhouse," Todd Solodz's fascinating breakout dark comedy.
Chris Kavan - wrote on 12/10/2010
Todd Solondz is known for tackling subject matter most directors wouldn't touch with a 10-foot pole. This may be one of his more accessible films, though it's still rather dark dealing with alienated youth and outsiders in general. Still, it's worth it to watch.
Snoogans - wrote on 12/01/2010
A truthfully funny and painful story of young adolescence that is not often seen in movies. This film shows the more awkward and cruel side to that middle school age, through a sympathetically flawed character.
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