Lord Love a Duck (2000)

Lord Love a Duck


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Movie Info

A satirical black comedy with McDowall successfully playing a high-school senior, even though he was in his late thirties at the time! The story concerns a brilliant but unbalanced young man, who makes it his business to get the girl he has designs on everything she wants, whatever the cost.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: George Axelrod
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 2, 2003



as Alan 'Mollymauk' Mus...

as Barbara Ann Greene

as Marie Greene

as Bob Barnard

as Stella Barnard

as Weldon Emmett

as Miss Schwartz

as Sally Grace

as Howard Greene

as Phil Neuhauser

as Phil Neuhauser

as Dr. Lippman

as Used Car Salesman

as Kitten

as Jack's Wife

as Billy Gibbons

as Mr. Beverly

as Mrs. Butch Neuhauser

as Harry Belmont
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Critic Reviews for Lord Love a Duck

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | October 18, 2008
Top Critic

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | May 9, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

Kooky satire.

Full Review… | February 16, 2007
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Bizarre, underrated black comedy deserving rediscovery

September 4, 2002
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)


Full Review… | January 1, 2000

Audience Reviews for Lord Love a Duck

Hokey smokes! Where did this tantalizing hidden gem of a dark comedy come from!?! I never even heard of it, but zowie, it's a keeper right up there with The Graduate and You're A Big Boy Now insofar as subversive, in-your-face, us-against-the-establishment-with-a-smirk, 60's style movies go. Think ... if Altman's M*A*S*H and Hitchcock's Psycho had a kid. Its sorta like that.
Loved it.

Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer

This is a fun movie, I loved Roddy McDowall and Ruth Gordon together in the movie they were hilarious. This comedy is really zany and very funny. I really liked it.

Aj V

Super Reviewer

If you're one of those people who wanted to hug Ferris Bueller rather than throw him under the wheels of Mr. Frye's prize Ferrari, then you'll hold Roddy McDowell's smarmy, obnoxious character in "Lord Love a Duck" close to your heart. Hey, at least Matthew Broderick wasn't a 37-year-old trying to pass himself off as a high-school senior.

The above Flixster review is right to emphasize the cashmere-sweater scene, though...that is seriously twisted. But shame on the reviewer for daring to compare this film with the incomparable satire of "The Loved One."

Eric Broome
Eric Broome

Super Reviewer

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