• R, 2 hr.
  • Drama, Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Glenn Jordan
    In Theaters:
    Sep 25, 1981 Wide
    On DVD:
    Sep 23, 2003
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment

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Only When I Laugh Reviews

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Neil Simon reworked his play Gingerbread Lady for this tale of alcoholic actress (real wife Marsha Mason) and precocious daughter, but the result is just as stagy, schmaltzy and predictable, with the expected witty but utterly theatrical one-liners.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: C-

January 11, 2008
Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Belabored Neil Simon script with Marsha Mason.

| Original Score: 3/5

July 13, 2005
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Only When I Laugh is a film about family ties, friendship and coping in a competitive world.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

January 31, 2004
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

| Original Score: 3/5

September 8, 2005
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 2/5

February 7, 2005
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 1/4

October 23, 2004

Variety
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March 26, 2009

Time Out
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January 26, 2006
Vincent Canby
New York Times
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August 30, 2004
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