Enter Laughing Reviews

January 18, 2019
The result is an uneven affair, better in its individual scenes than it is as a total conception.
October 20, 2013
Strident coming of age comedy based on Carl Reiner's semi-autobiographical novel.
Top Critic
July 28, 2008
Reiner has directed a film version that sticks closely to the words of the play but destroys much of its sly insight into the dawning of awareness in darkest Bronx.
December 20, 2007
Enter Laughing made a star out of Alan Arkin on Broadway, but Santoni is hopeless in the lead, lacking both the charm and the wit to pull it off.
July 5, 2005
May 9, 2005
An uneven film.
October 31, 2004
A small, overlooked gem of a movie.
October 30, 2004
Slow, stagey Carl Reiner bio-based comedy.
October 23, 2004
A low-pressure, quietly amusing story based on Carl Reiner's entry into show business.
May 24, 2003
The autobiographical incidents are less engaging for the viewers than the protagonist.
January 1, 2000
Carl Reiner's 1967 debut film is, oddly, better made than any of his subsequent features.