Miracle on 34th Street - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Miracle on 34th Street Reviews

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Kate Cameron
New York Daily News
May 11, 2015
It is light, it is charming, it is delightfully funny and completely captivating. It is all that, and something more.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
December 4, 2013
A Christmas season evergreen.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Time Out
December 4, 2013
The original (and best) version of the cockle-warming tale of a man who claims to be the real-life Santa Claus.
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TIME Magazine
December 4, 2013
A surefire, brightly cynical bit of whimsy.
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Noel Murray
AV Club
December 3, 2013
Yes, Miracle On 34th Street is pure Hollywood hokum... But the film is pretty savvy too, getting a jump on mounting anxieties about the post-war cult of consumerism.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
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Shirley O'Hara
The New Republic
January 23, 2013
Miracle on 34th Street isn't great art or high comedy, but it is good entertainment.
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Variety Staff
March 26, 2009
So you don't believe in Santa Claus? If you want to stay a non-believer don't see Miracle.
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
November 27, 2007
It's a highly professional piece of Hollywood sentimentalism.
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Bosley Crowther
New York Times
May 20, 2003
[Let us] heartily proclaim that it is the freshest little picture in a long time, and maybe even the best comedy of this year.