By EW Staff
August 03, 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

America’s Sweethearts

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

Cats & Dogs

C+ [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5DC+ [JAMI BERNARD Knight-Ridder Syndicate]C- [MIKE CLARK USA Today] — [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer]B [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times]C [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]

Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within

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

Jurassic Park III

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

Legally Blonde

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]B- [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post] — [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail]C+ [TODD McCARTHY Variety]B- [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer] — [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald]B- [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY]B- [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

Scary Movie 2

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

The Score

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]A- [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post] — [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail]C [TODD McCARTHY Variety]B [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer]B [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald]B+ [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY]B [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

Sexy Beast

B+ [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]B [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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