Apr 13, 2021
While the film's proscenium blocking keeps it from from reaching the heights of Donen's Singin' in the Rain, Bob Fosse's choreography is allowed to unfold organically with minimal directorial interference.
May 12, 2014
The problem lies with Tab Hunter in the difficult leading role: to put it mildly, he lacks pizzazz. There's still a lot of fun to be gleaned, though: Gwen Verdon is a knockout as Lola, and Ray Walston is arguably the definitive movie Devil, Mr Applegate.
Oct 14, 2012
A lively celebration of baseball as America's pastime set during an era where the game was at its peak.
Mar 16, 2011
Terrific, Oscar-nominated score by Jerry Ross and Richard Adler is electric.
Mar 16, 2011
As a cinemusical, Yankees manages to steal home by a wide margin.
Mar 26, 2009
The Damn Yankees team, which ran the score high for three seasons in Broadway's legit ballpark, was reassembled to go to bat in this sparkling film version.
Apr 28, 2007
This version of the Broadway hit offers a rare opportunity to see most of the stage performers recreating their roles, plus an early glimpse of the genius of Bob Fosse.
Apr 3, 2005
One of the better big-budget music-fests ... mainly because it has the devil and some baseball in it.
Jan 14, 2005
While watching Damn Yankees offers many pleasures, none compare to the spectacle of Tab Hunter in the prime of his beauty.
Oct 16, 2004
The movie's got a team-load of spunk and spirit that go a long way toward entertaining an audience.
Jan 10, 2004
Not the equal of Stanley Donen's parallel project, The Pajama Game, but a fine and vigorous film of the Broadway musical nonetheless.
Jun 16, 2003
Hard to watch, TV-looking filmed stage play with some good songs and Ray Walston.
May 24, 2003
It might be one of the more implausible spins on the old legend, but it's certainly one of the most entertaining.
May 20, 2003
Miss Verdon has the sort of fine, fresh talent that the screen badly needs these days.