Cactus Flower (1969)

Cactus Flower


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Movie Info

This light romantic comedy finds a nurse secretly in love with her dentist employer. Stephanie has eyes for Dr. Winston, who has eyes for a Greenwich Village girl named Toni. The doctor is drawn to the pretty nurse at a club when she begins to dance.

Rating: PG
Genre: Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: I. A. L. Diamond, I.A.L. Diamond
In Theaters:
On DVD: Apr 23, 2002
Sony Pictures Entertainment


as Dr. Julian Winston

as Stephanie Dickinson

as Toni Simmons

as Harvey Greenfield

as Igor Sullivan

as Senor Sanchez

as Mrs. Durant

as Georgia

as Store Manager
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Critic Reviews for Cactus Flower

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (4)

Full Review… | October 23, 2004
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | May 10, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

A sometimes forgettable romantic comedy.

Full Review… | August 15, 2011
Cinema Sight

OK comedy pairs Matthau and Hawn.

February 17, 2008

Audience Reviews for Cactus Flower

A film that has so many weird things about it,
Ingrid Bergman is in an America sex comedy.
Goldie Hawn won an Oscar for her roll.
A 49 year old Walter Matthau is cast as a cad who's banging Goldie Hawn.
and it was remade as the Adam Sandler film "Just Go With It"

Ken Stachnik

Super Reviewer

This sex farce from the late 60's involves both the war between the sexes and the generation gap. Matthau is a swinging dentist suddenly set on marriage to Hawn (still in her bubbly Laugh-In ditz days) until the frump nurse who works for him begins to blossom. It's Ingrid's movie from there. Dated, sure, like when all go to a club and "I'm A Believer" is the slow jam, but that kinda adds to the charm of this star vehicle comedy of errors.

Apeneck Fletcher

Super Reviewer

On the surface this is just another romantic comedy, but if you see it, the characters are interesting and played by great actors, and the movie is very funny too. I liked it. Overall, it's predictable, but charming.

AJ Verser

Super Reviewer

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