Little Shop of Horrors Reviews

January 9, 2018
Levi Stubbs's big voice explodes from the insatiable plant, and there's a knockout turn by Steve Martin and Bill Murray as a sadistic dentist and his masochistic patient.
May 25, 2011
The best moments in this 1987 release belong to Dr. Steve Martin as a dentist with a professional yen for pain.
August 25, 2008
You can try not liking this adaptation of the Off-Broadway musical hit -- it has no polish and a pushy way with a gag -- but the movie sneaks up on you, about as subtly as Audrey II.
August 25, 2008
A fractured, funny production transported rather reluctantly from the stage to the screen.
June 24, 2006
This wild and witty musical is great fun.
May 20, 2003
A full-blown movie musical, and quite a winning one.
January 1, 2000
Screen writer and lyricist Howard Ashman has mastered the essence of '80s humor, recycling the old with a hip knowingness, all with a morbid, outrageous edge.
January 1, 2000
With its toe-tapping cadences, its class cast and its king-sized cabbage, it's destined to become a classic of camp comedy.
January 1, 2000
I have seen a lot of musicals (probably more than most people under the age of 50), and few are as lively and fun as Little Shop of Horrors.
January 1, 2000
The movie doesn't labor its jokes or insist on its virtuoso special effects, but devotes its energies to seeming unforced and delightful.