Dangerous Minds - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Dangerous Minds Reviews

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January 5, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
December 3, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 3/4
August 28, 2002
Inspiring portrait of an inner city teacher who discovers that making students feel good about themselves brings learning alive in the classroom.
May 12, 2001
Pfeiffer gives a funny, scrappy performance that makes you feel a committed teacher's fire to make a difference.
January 1, 2000
Pfeiffer has a lot of good moments as Johnson.
January 1, 2000
Some of the one-on-one teacher-student interplay is tremendously compelling.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
The movie has real emotional and reportorial credibility, a prime source of its power.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
A no-frills, single-minded drama driven by Pfeiffer's totally committed performance.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Anchored by Michelle Pfeiffer's sterling central performance, Dangerous Minds is a strong addition to the genre.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
What makes it work is the integrity of Pfeiffer's performance and Smith's direction, and the high spirits of the young, racially diverse supporting cast.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 29, 2020
Cliches, stereotypes, mixed messages in '90s school drama.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
March 29, 2019
Movie stars have tamed sassy kids in movies from The Blackboard Jungle to Stand and Deliver, but it's hard to remember an example more patronizing or sentimentalized than this one.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C-
August 19, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
December 26, 2006
None of it rings the slightest bit true; all of it insults the intelligence.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
October 5, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
July 19, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
May 19, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
April 8, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
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