• R, 2 hr. 7 min.
  • Drama, Classics
  • Directed By:    Mike Nichols
  • In Theaters:    Jun 22, 1966 Wide
  • On DVD:    May 18, 1999
  • Warner Home Video

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Reviews

Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
Top Critic
June 28, 2007

When Nichols finally settles down, it's almost too late.

Geoff Andrew
Time Out
Top Critic
February 11, 2006

Edward Albee's vitriolic stage portrayal of domestic blisslessness translated grainily and effectively to the screen.

Stanley Kauffmann
New York Times
Top Critic
May 21, 2003

And in its forthright dealing with the play, this becomes one of the most scathingly honest American films ever made.

Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

Variety
Top Critic
February 13, 2001

Keen adaptation and handsome production by Ernest Lehman, outstanding direction by Mike Nichols in his feature debut, and four topflight performances score an artistic bullseye.

Dwight Garner
Salon.com
Top Critic
January 1, 2000

'You have ugly talents,' George says, almost admiringly, to Martha. So does this movie.