Simone

Simone
Simone
  • PG-13
  • 1h 57m
  • 2001
Rotten51%
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In Hollywood, the land of illusion, never have those words rung so true... until S1MØNE. Viktor Taransky (Al Pacino) is a down-and-out Academy Award-nominated director who loses his last chance for a comeback when temperamental actress (Winona Ryder in a cameo role) walks off his set. But now computer genius Hank Aleno (Elias Koteas) shows-up. S1MØNE is a director's dream: She won't get old, won't gain an ounce. She'll never need rehab, doesn't have an agent, manager, entourage or guru. She won't demand a bigger trailer or a private jet. She does her own stunts. She has no problem with nudity. The only power she craves comes from an electrical outlet. What could possibly go wrong?

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

TOMATOMETER®
Rotten51%
Critics Consensus: The satire in S1m0ne lacks bite, and the plot isn't believable enough to feel relevant.
Reviews
Detroit News
Susan Stark
Rotten

June 17, 2017
BBC.com
Laura Bushell
Rotten

While the script starts promisingly, it loses steam towards the middle and never really develops b...

June 17, 2017
Ebert & Roeper
Richard Roeper
Fresh

Though at times the satire is over the top, Simone raises some interesting and troubling questions...

June 17, 2017
Village Voice
J. Hoberman
Rotten

An industry satire that's less funny than half-empty and hyper-designed.

June 17, 2017
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
It goes on a little long, but isn't terrible.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that the theme of this movie is lying, and while Viktor suffers for his lies, he pretty much gets away with them. Characters drink and smoke. And the movie has the Parent Trap problem of reuniting divorced parents, which may be a difficult subject for some families.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy
  • Release Date:February 1, 2001
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
  • Audio Format:
    Stereo
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