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Josh Larsen
June 12, 2016
Has Astaire and Rogers' pinnacle production number: 'Never Gonna Dance.'
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Emanuel Levy
July 20, 2012
One of the two best Astaire-Rogers musicals, this film, directed by George Stevens, includes the tune "The Way You Look Tonight," which won the Best Song Oscar.
Full Review | Original Score: A
Pablo Villaša
Cinema em Cena
April 1, 2009
Fred e Ginger em seu melhor momento.
| Original Score: 5/5
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Variety Staff
June 26, 2007
Another winner for the Fred Astaire-Ginger Rogers combo. It's smart, modern, and impressive in every respect, from its boy-loses-girl background to its tunefulness, dancipation, production quality and general high standards.
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Don Druker
Chicago Reader
June 26, 2007
One of the best of the Astaire-Rogers musicals, and one that shouldn't have worked as well as it did.
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
September 29, 2006
Tip-top Fred and Ginger delight, which is another way of saying one of the best musicals ever.
| Original Score: 5/5
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Stephen Garrett
Time Out
February 9, 2006
The score by Jerome Kern and Dorothy Fields is peerless.
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
August 15, 2005
The "Never Gonna Dance" dance number might have been the best Fred & Ginger ever did.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Christopher Null
August 6, 2005
a platform for some amazing set pieces and big musical numbers
| Original Score: 3.5/5
Dan Callahan
Slant Magazine
August 1, 2005
This film has a director with a point of view, the talented George Stevens, who recognizes and amplifies the emotion in the Astaire/Rogers pairing.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4

May 24, 2003
Astaire and Rogers. Rogers and Astaire. Shall we just stop there?
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Frank S. Nugent
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Nothing so intangible as a disappointing musical score should deter you from enjoying them to the Astaire-Rogers limit.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
December 4, 2002
An Astaire-Rogers movie where the film is very nearly as great as its stars.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Of all of the places the movies have created, one of the most magical and enduring is the universe of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4

TV Guide
January 1, 2000
Arguably the most magical of the ten films Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers made together.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Tim Dirks
Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
January 1, 2000
Swing Time (1936) is often named as the best or most popular musical/romance of dancing duo Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire (they only made ten films
Emanuel Levy
August 1, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
Tony Medley
January 2, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
July 8, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Rob Blackwelder
April 13, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
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