Dean Essner - Entertainment Weekly
Caryn James - New York Times
Desson Thomson - Washington Post
Joe Brown - Washington Post
Roger Ebert - Chicago Sun-Times
Deborah Young - Variety
James Berardinelli - ReelViews
There are just too many half-cooked ingredients in this utopian stew of a movie.
Jack Kroll - Newsweek
Despite a promising start, Cowgirls is one of the most boring movies of all time, a ridiculous stew of mysticism, flat satire, and whimsy.
Rob Gonsalves - eFilmCritic.com
Arguably Van Sant's weakest film, this adaptation of Tom Robbins's feminist anarchic manifesto is poorly conceived, directed, and acted.
Emanuel Levy - EmanuelLevy.Com
Dean Essner - Time Out
One of the most unwatchable disasters of the '80s
Jon Niccum - Lawrence Journal-World
Randy Shulman - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Daniel M. Kimmel - Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Jules Brenner - Cinema Signals
Monica Hayde - Palo Alto Weekly
I thought this was okay. I'm very embarrassed by that.
Alex Sandell - Juicy Cerebellum
Not as bad as claimed, but not very good either.
Ken Hanke - Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
Cory Cheney - Urban Tulsa Weekly
Marjorie Baumgarten - Austin Chronicle
Oz - eFilmCritic.com
Muddled, confused, ridiculously vulgar, with jokes that fall flat and performances that range from uneven to downright embarrassing...
Chris Hicks - Deseret News, Salt Lake City
James Brundage - Filmcritic.com