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Good Morning, Vietnam Reviews

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James Plath
Movie Metropolis
January 7, 2012
Good Morning, Vietnam proved that Robin Williams could act and be hilariously funny in the same film.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Afsheen Nomai
Common Sense Media
January 1, 2011
Robin Williams at his scatalogical finest.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Variety Staff
October 18, 2008
From the start, the film bowls you over with excitement and for those who can latch on, it's a nonstop ride.
Emanuel Levy
February 14, 2008
Levinson serio-comedy about Vietnam is first and foremost a star vehicle for comedian Robin Williams, who gives a manic, highly-charged performance as the real-life dj Adrian Cronauer in the early years of the War.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Forrest Hartman
Reno Gazette-Journal
February 24, 2006
A perfect showcase for Robin Williams.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures
February 19, 2006
Good Morning Vietnam remains one of my favorite films about the Vietnam war because of its comedic take and ability to slip into real drama when needed.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Eric Meyerson
February 17, 2006
a story about a mere class clown becoming a man at the gates of Hell.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
February 9, 2006
Offering only hackneyed insights into the war, the film makes for stodgy drama. But Williams' manic monologues behind the mike are worth anybody's money.
Scott Weinberg
January 13, 2006
If you haven't seen this one in a while, definitely consider picking it up again. I think it's a better film today than it was 18 years ago.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
January 3, 2006
When Williams is on, the movie can be fairly funny; when he's not, it's too somber for its own good.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
August 27, 2003
Wildly overrated whitewashed biopic.
| Original Score: 2/5
Fred Topel
August 13, 2003
Somewhat preachy, but perfect blend of Williams' comedy and drama.
| Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
July 25, 2003
Robin Williams found his perfect role in this Vietnam comedy/drama.
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
July 15, 2003
Acomedy about life in the military that has more on its mind than just laughs.
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Vincent Canby
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Make no mistake about it: Mr. Williams's performance, though it's full of uproarious comedy, is the work of an accomplished actor. ''Good Morning, Vietnam'' is one man's tour de force.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Gerry Shamray
Your Movies (
February 7, 2003
Williams is amazing.
| Original Score: 4/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
December 4, 2002
Its success hinges directly on your ability to handle large amounts of Robin Williams.
| Original Score: 3/5
Clint Morris
September 19, 2002
Robin Williams's best ever film. Comedy, Action....a little bit of everything, for everyone.
| Original Score: 4/5
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Hal Hinson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
It hardly delivers on the promise of giving us the pure, undiluted Williams -- Williams at his best. What's more, it's not even close to being his best movie. It's not even close to being good.
Susan Granger
December 8, 2006
| Original Score: 5/5
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