Auntie Mame (2001)
Average Rating: 8/10
Reviews Counted: 13
Fresh: 12 | Rotten: 1
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Release Date: Jan 1, 2001 Wide
Average Rating: 4.3/5
User Ratings: 8,041
Auntie Mame began as a novel by Patrick Dennis (aka Ed Fitzgerald), then was adapted into a long-running Broadway play by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. This 1958 film version permits Rosalind Russell to recreate her stage role as Mame Dennis, the flamboyant, devil-may-care aunt of young, impressionable Patrick Dennis. Left in Mame's care when his millionaire father drops dead, young Patrick (Jan Handzlik) is quickly indoctrinated into his aunt's philosophy that "Life is a banquet--and some
Jan 1, 2001 Wide
Oct 1, 2002
Warner Bros. Pictures
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Morton Da Costa
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Base on a book and Broadway play, the movie is still too theatrical due to Da Costa's mediocre helming, but it's a great, campy and colorful showcase for comedienne Rosalind Russell in her best-known role which she had originated on stage.
THE Rosalind Russell movie, and still fabulously funny.
Possibly the greatest comedy of all time, with a performance by Rosalind Russell that can only be described as 'bravura'.
Supostamente baseado em fatos reais, traz Russell em uma atuação sensacional e conta com ótima direção de arte.
Stage-bound, but classic
Audience Reviews for Auntie Mame
- Mame Dennis: Life is a banquet and most poor suckers are starving to death!
- Mame Dennis: Child, how do you see with all that light?
- Mame Dennis: Life is a banquet and most poor suckers are starving to death.
- Patrick Dennis: Pipe down, kid. Your Auntie Mame's hung.
- Gloria Upson: You could practically write a whole book about what happened to me.
- Agnes Gooch: How bleak was my puberty.
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