Sep 17, 2021
The stars enjoy tremendous chemistry, and Henry Mancini's score is flat-out terrific and arguably one of his best.
Sep 14, 2021
Convoluted script notwithstanding, Arabesque is a gorgeous film with two stellar performances by cinematic royalty, Sophia Loren and Gregory Peck.
Jul 16, 2019
Arabesque [is] a slick and highly entertaining spy flick.
Apr 8, 2011
It's all mindless, absurdly complex and hopelessly hip in that 1960s sort of way, but an agreeable way to pass the time with gorgeous Sophia.
Apr 8, 2011
The cinematic busywork offers sporadic fun, but also suggests the unsteady posture of a show that always seems about to fall flat on its pretty face.
Mar 26, 2009
Arabesque packs the names of Gregory Peck and Sophia Loren and a foreign intrigue theme, but doesn't always progress on a true entertainment course.
Feb 9, 2006
Much flashier than Donen's earlier Charade (also scripted by Peter Stone, alias Pierre Marton) and very sub-Hitchcock.
May 31, 2005
Dated espionage farce sabotaged by elderly stars and witless jokes
May 21, 2005
About 10 minutes after Arabesque gets under way, you'll lose track of its plot completely, and that's as it should be.
Jan 7, 2005
If you don't mind that the plot not only doesn't matter but doesn't make much sense, you will be rewarded with a very entertaining film.