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Sabrina (1954)

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Critic Consensus: With its humorous script and its stars' immense charm, Sabrina remains a resonant romantic gem.

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Wealthy brothers compete for the affections of their chauffeur's innocent daughter in this seductive Cinderella story.

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Cast

Audrey Hepburn
as Sabrina Fairchild
William Holden
as David Larrabee
Humphrey Bogart
as Linus Larrabee
John Williams (II)
as Thomas Fairchild
Walter Hampden
as Oliver Larrabee
Martha Hyer
as Elizabeth Tyson
Joan Vohs
as Gretchen Van Horn
Marcel Hillaire
as Professor
Nella Walker
as Maude Larrabee
Ellen Corby
as Miss McCardle
Marjorie Bennett
as Margaret the Cook
Emory Parnell
as Charles the Butler
Kay Riehl
as Mrs. Tyson
Nancy Kulp
as Jenny the Maid
Emmett Vogan
as Board Member
Colin Campbell
as Board Member
Harvey B. Dunn
as Man with Tray
Marion Ross
as Spiller's Girl
Kay E. Kuter
as Houseman
Greg Stafford
as Man with David
Bill Neff
as Man with Linus
Otto Forrest
as Elevator Operator
David Ahdar
as Ship Steward
Rand Harper
as Man (uncredited)
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Critic Reviews for Sabrina

All Critics (33) | Top Critics (6)

This is never less than glittering entertainment, but somehow a certain measure of lead has found its way into the formula.

February 3, 2009 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Script is long on glibly quipping dialog, dropped with a seemingly casual air, and broadly played situations. The splendid trouping delivers them style. Leavening the chuckles are tugs at the heart.

October 18, 2008 | Full Review…

Wilder's tastelessness now seems his major artistic strength.

August 15, 2007 | Full Review…

It's a Cinderella story that gets turned on its head, a satire about breaking down class and emotional barriers, and a confrontation between New World callousness and Old World humanity.

June 24, 2006 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Hampered by an unimaginative script ... nevertheless manages to be a thoroughly charming, delightfully romantic variation of the Cinderella story.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

It is a story as light as a feather and as old as yesterday's news, as transparent as a society column item and as smug as a foreign-made car. But Mr. Wilder...has made it into a commentary as crisp as a screed in a smart magazine.

January 1, 2000 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Sabrina

½

Hepburn plays Cinderella, and rarely has a better casting choice been made, if ever. Her lightness is a joy to behold. But Bogie, as her Prince waiting in the wings is simply too old for the role - he looks like her grandfather - and the whole effort drags at the side of the road due to this oversized elephant in the room.

Kevin M. Williams
Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer

½

An amusing romantic comedy with great dialogue and a sweet Cinderella feel to it, but still the plot is not so original and there is a glaring lack of chemistry between Hepburn and Bogart, who is also clearly miscast and seems too old for the role.

Carlos Magalhães
Carlos Magalhães

Super Reviewer

A sparkling gem. Hepburn, Bogart and Holden are all great in this reworking of Cinderella.

Graham Jones
Graham Jones

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