By EW Staff
July 20, 2001 at 04:00 AM EDT

Here’s how a sampling of critics and movie audiences from across the country grade 10 current releases.

A.I.

B- EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass A JAMI BERNARD Knight-Ridder Syndicate B MIKE CLARK USA Today B+ JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer B+ ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times B- RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post — LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail A- TODD McCARTHY Variety B+ CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer B RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald A- ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY B+ CRITICS’ AVERAGE

Baby Boy

B [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5D — [JAMI BERNARD Knight-Ridder Syndicate]B+ [MIKE CLARK USA Today]B- [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer] — [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times] — [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post] — [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail]B- [TODD McCARTHY Variety] — [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer]B [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald]B [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY]B [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

Cats & Dogs

B- [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5DC+ [JAMI BERNARD Knight-Ridder Syndicate]C- [MIKE CLARK USA Today] — [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer] — [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times] — [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post] — [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail]D [TODD McCARTHY Variety]B [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer]C+ [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald]B- [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY]C+ [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

crazy/beautiful

B [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5DB [JAMI BERNARD Knight-Ridder Syndicate]C [MIKE CLARK USA Today]C+ [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer] — [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times] — [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post] — [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail]C [TODD McCARTHY Variety] — [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer]B [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald]B [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY]B- [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

Dr. Dolittle 2

B- [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5DB- [JAMI BERNARD Knight-Ridder Syndicate]C+ [MIKE CLARK USA Today]B- [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer]B- [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times]C [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post]B- [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail] — [TODD McCARTHY Variety]C [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer]C+ [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald]C+ [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY]C+ [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

The Fast and the Furious

B+ [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5DC [JAMI BERNARD Knight-Ridder Syndicate]B [MIKE CLARK USA Today]C- [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer]B [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times]D+ [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post]C [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail]B+ [TODD McCARTHY Variety] — [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer]D [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald]C [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY]C [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

Kiss of the Dragon

B+ [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5DC+ [JAMI BERNARD Knight-Ridder Syndicate]C+ [MIKE CLARK USA Today] — [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer] — [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times] — [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post] — [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail] — [TODD McCARTHY Variety] — [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer]C [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald]B [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY]C+ [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

B- [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5DC+ [JAMI BERNARD Knight-Ridder Syndicate]D+ [MIKE CLARK USA Today]C- [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer]B- [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times]B- [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post]B- [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail]D [TODD McCARTHY Variety]C [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer]C- [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald]C [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY]C [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

Pootie Tang

D+ [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5DB [JAMI BERNARD Knight-Ridder Syndicate]F [MIKE CLARK USA Today] — [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer] — [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times] — [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post] — [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail]F [TODD McCARTHY Variety] — [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer] — [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald]C [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY]D+ [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

Sexy Beast

A- [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5DB+ [JAMI BERNARD Knight-Ridder Syndicate]B+ [MIKE CLARK USA Today]A- [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer]B+ [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times]B+ [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post]A- [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail]A- [TODD McCARTHY Variety] — [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer]B [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald]A [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY]B+ [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

Critical Mass Movie Poll: Grade the movies yourself at http://www.ew.com(AOL Keyword: EW)

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