Barefoot in the Park (1967) - Rotten Tomatoes

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Barefoot in the Park (1967)




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This wistful domestic comedy, set in Greenwich Village, centers on Paul and Corie Bretter. Paul is a button-down, uptight attorney while Corie is a free spirit. Chaos follows as Corie attempts to convince Paul to go with the flow, and he attempts to get her to settle down.

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Jane Fonda
as Corie Bratter
Robert Redford
as Paul Bratter
Mildred Natwick
as Ethel Banks
Charles Boyer
as Victor Velasco
Herb Edelman
as Telephone Man
James F. Stone
as Delivery Man
Mabel Albertson
as Aunt Harriet
Fritz Feld
as Restaurant Proprietor
Paul E. Burns
as Bum in Park
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Critic Reviews for Barefoot in the Park

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (1)

Nothing special, but it's a decent example of a vanished genre - the small character comedy.

January 1, 2000 | Full Review…

Cute, funny romance OK for kids, will appeal more to teens.

October 7, 2014 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

A laugh out loud and sweet comedy about marriage and how daunting the future can be.

February 15, 2014 | Full Review…

Gene Saks' version of Neil Simon's smash hit but dramatically minor Broadway production is till a play, but Jane Fonda dn Redford are appealing and there's good chemistry between them as the newlyweds.

March 25, 2012 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Dated yes, but still joy to see Redford and Fonda early in careers.

March 8, 2008 | Rating: 4/5

Saved only by the spirited performances of the four stars.

January 31, 2007 | Rating: C | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Barefoot in the Park


Jane Fonda really intrigues me as an actress. She's so obnoxious and noisy and loud and annoying it's no wonder Robert Redford couldn't tolerate her towards the end. But he eventually returns, drunk and barefoot in the park, because there's something truly compelling about her ... I wouldn't call it charm, more like spunk. This is a surprisingly vulgar movie, what with the time period and genre, and really gives you a picture of what it was like to live in the 1960s, slightly exaggerated of course.

Jennifer Xu
Jennifer Xu

Super Reviewer

Some movies are so cute you giggle. I guffawed.

Ken Stachnik
Ken Stachnik

Super Reviewer

An excellent comedy with an excellent cast and an excellent story. The story is actually more like a story for a drama, but all the funny things that happen make it a comedy, it's brilliant. This movie is fun, I really like it.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

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