Miss Congeniality In Miss Congeniality , Sandra Bullock -- one of today's most likable but least successfully developed marquee-caliber actresses -- stars as a frumpy FBI agent… Miss Congeniality In Miss Congeniality , Sandra Bullock -- one of today's most likable but least successfully developed marquee-caliber actresses -- stars as a frumpy FBI agent… 2000-12-22 PG-13 PT109M Action/Adventure Comedy Sandra Bullock Candice Bergen Benjamin Bratt Michael Caine William Shatner Castle Rock Productions Fortis Films Village Roadshow Warner Bros.
Movie Review

Miss Congeniality (2000)

MPAA Rating: PG-13
EW's GRADE
C+

Details Release Date: Dec 22, 2000; Rated: PG-13; Length: 109 Minutes; Genres: Action/Adventure, Comedy; With: Sandra Bullock; Distributor: Warner Bros.

In Miss Congeniality, Sandra Bullock -- one of today's most likable but least successfully developed marquee-caliber actresses -- stars as a frumpy FBI agent who goes undercover as a beauty pageant contestant. This gender-stereotyped, powder-puff comedy about the agony of women competing for tiaras and wrestling with leg wax lucks out only in comparison with worse junk like ''Beautiful'' and ''Drop Dead Gorgeous.'' It's not mean -- and it does costar Michael Caine and the great Candice Bergen.

Originally posted Jan 12, 2001 Published in issue #577 Jan 12, 2001 Order article reprints