Movies Like The Purple Rose of Cairo

Opening

97% Ghostbusters Aug 29
31% As Above/So Below Aug 29
36% The November Man Aug 27
98% Starred Up Aug 27
76% The Congress Aug 29

Top Box Office

92% Guardians of the Galaxy $17.2M
20% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $16.7M
37% If I Stay $15.7M
21% Let's Be Cops $10.8M
18% When The Game Stands Tall $8.4M
34% The Expendables 3 $6.5M
32% The Giver $6.4M
45% Sin City: A Dame to Kill For $6.3M
66% The Hundred-Foot Journey $5.3M
19% Into The Storm $3.8M

Coming Soon

—— Innocence Sep 05
—— The Longest Week Sep 05
—— The Identical Sep 05
67% Thunder and the House of Magic Sep 05
74% God Help the Girl Sep 05

New Episodes Tonight

91% Doctor Who: Season 8
—— Hell on Wheels: Season 4
39% Intruders: Season 1
89% Outlander: Season 1
46% Reckless: Season 1
—— Unforgettable: Season 3

Discuss Last Night's Shows

—— Jonah From Tonga: Season 1

Certified Fresh TV

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
91% Doctor Who: Season 8
83% Extant: Season 1
89% The Honorable Woman: Season 1
87% The Knick: Season 1
89% Manhattan: Season 1
97% Masters of Sex: Season 2
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
89% Outlander: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
82% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

The Purple Rose of Cairo Reviews

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

In NJ, anything can happen!

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B+

March 22, 2011
Charles Cassady
Common Sense Media

Whimsical Woody Allen love note to '30s films.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 4/5

December 15, 2010
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Woody Allen's bittersweet comedy about the magical allure of movies in the Depression era was nominated for Original Screenplay Oscar, but it's premise is smiliar to that of Buster Keaton's 1924 silent.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: B+

August 4, 2009
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Weird but wistful.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid

September 24, 2007
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

sublimely engaging

| Original Score: 4/5

February 26, 2005
Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review

Classic Woody. A great cast and a great story.

| Original Score: 4/5

December 18, 2004
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Inventive, even romantic Woody Allen.

| Original Score: 4/5

October 25, 2004
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

The most overlooked of Allen's great films.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 4/4

October 8, 2004
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A thoroughly enchanting work of art by one of our finest moviemakers

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice | Original Score: 4/5

August 18, 2004
Fred Topel
About.com

Awesome Woody Allen

| Original Score: 4/5

September 26, 2003
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Clever Woody Allen comedy-fantasy.

| Original Score: 4/5

August 24, 2003
Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

One of Allen's oddest and most charming experiments.

| Original Score: 4/5

May 11, 2003
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

Its satirical destruction of the fourth wall disguises a bittersweet lesson on Hollywood dreams and the unpleasant realities they hide.

| Original Score: 5/5

January 16, 2003
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

Lighthearted and full of whimsy

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 3.5/5

October 21, 2001
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

A lot of meanings float around in this outwardly simple fable.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 5/5

January 1, 2000
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

| Original Score: 3/5

December 1, 2007
Susan Granger
www.susangranger.com

| Original Score: 4/5

July 28, 2007
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

| Original Score: 4/5

January 12, 2007
Jonathan R. Perry
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)

| Original Score: 5/5

June 1, 2005
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

| Original Score: 3/5

October 8, 2004
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