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Little Shop of Horrors Reviews

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Empire Magazine

Some of the slower tunes tend to grind but the sort of musical/ retro irony is still amusing in places. Not if you don't like dentists though.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 2/5

May 25, 2011
Pat Graham
Chicago Reader
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The best moments in this 1987 release belong to Dr. Steve Martin as a dentist with a professional yen for pain.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

May 25, 2011
Joly Herman
Common Sense Media

Comic book creepiness, jazzy tunes, and fab cast.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 4/5

December 19, 2010
Blake French

As a whole, the story is uninteresting, most of the characters contrived, and the vast majority of the 94 minutes is almost instantly forgettable, especially the man-eating plant from outer space.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

August 4, 2009


One and a half hours of freaky, scary nonsense set to a killer doo-wop soundtrack.

Full Review Source: Film4

August 25, 2008
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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You can try not liking this adaptation of the Off-Broadway musical hit -- it has no polish and a pushy way with a gag -- but the movie sneaks up on you, about as subtly as Audrey II.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

August 25, 2008
Variety Staff
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A fractured, funny production transported rather reluctantly from the stage to the screen.

Full Review Source: Variety

August 25, 2008

TV Guide's Movie Guide

For all its expensive excess, fails to recapture the spirit of the original.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 3/4

August 25, 2008
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Oz was no doubt hired to handle the plant monster puppet, but his brisk, lightweight direction spreads satisfyingly across the entire movie.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid

July 4, 2008

a classic black comedy musical

| Original Score: 3.5/4

March 8, 2008
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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This wild and witty musical is great fun.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Kevin A. Ranson

It's the professionalism that I admire.

| Original Score: 4/5

January 31, 2005
Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review

I'm in love with Ellen Greene!

| Original Score: 4/5

January 8, 2005
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

The offbeat nature of the story, the wayward characters and the forgettable musical numbers make the film unappealing in every way.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/5

August 25, 2004
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Both exuberant and mean-spirited, it's just a great musical comedy.

| Original Score: 4/5

July 22, 2004
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

Not as good as the Roger Corman original, but you have to love the songs.

| Original Score: 3/5

December 11, 2003
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

[H]ilariously pathetic for the extremely minor aspirations of its down-on-their-luck characters...

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

October 31, 2003
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Entertaining, but it's a conceit that works better onstage.

| Original Score: 3/5

August 24, 2003
Janet Maslin
New York Times
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A full-blown movie musical, and quite a winning one.

Full Review Source: New York Times

May 20, 2003
Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online

A lively and frequently hilarious adaptation of the the Menken-Ashman stage musical.

| Original Score: 4/5

March 28, 2003
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