Overall Rank: 7239
Average Rating: 2.4/4
# of Ratings: 229
Theatrical Release Date: 07/13/2001
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Robert Luketic
Actors: Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair, Matthew Davis, Victor Garber, Jennifer Coolidge
Plot: A perky blonde, Elle Woods has it all - queen of her sorority, hot boyfriend, comfy life... that is until her boyfriend decides that Harvard is more important and dumps the west coast life for east coast living. Elle won't give up and follows him to Harvard, determined to win him back and maybe discover her own legal talent. -- Chris Kavan
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Indyfreak - wrote on 07/03/2017
A slight but sweet comedy that features a great performance by Reese Witherspoon.
Daniel Corleone - wrote on 09/09/2012
Saw this again via cable and it doesn't age much. Reese Witherspoon as Elle Woods shows her dexterity in comedy though Luke Wilson as Emmett Richmond wasn't that funny. Reese Witherspoon's performance is sufficient to watch this though the light plot and some annoying scenes kind of makes you uneasy. Not that many laughable scenes though the conclusion was clever enough to make it happen. Legally Blonde is about being yourself and pursuing your ambition no matter what happens.
Alaine - wrote on 12/09/2011
This was just silly and old school comedy enough that I really enjoyed it. Repeatedly. Good performances by just about everybody in the cast. I appreciate Reese Witherspoon a lot.
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TheWolf - wrote on 08/03/2007
Honestly I didn't think that I would like this movie at all when I saw the preview for it, and while it did alright, I still haven't got it in me to see the sequel.
Reese Witherspoon's star-making turn as a valley girl who heads to Harvard Law School in pursuit of the upper-class snob who has dumped her but ends up spearheading the defense in a high-profile murder case. It's a cross between `Clueless' and `My Cousin Vinny' but there aren't enough solid laughs to live up to those pedigrees and outside of Witherspoon's lovable blonde-with-a-brain, the other characters are stock Hollywood caricatures. Everything's predictable, including its smug undertone: although it advocates feminist empowerment, it still gets its greatest satisfaction lampooning lesbians and frigid Ivy League coeds …
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