Fiddler on the Roof Reviews

May 7, 2013
The qualities that have kept the Broadway Fiddler running these seven years are in scant supply onscreen.
May 7, 2013
The choreography is clumsy, the acting caricatured, and the songs themselves painfully overblown.
January 26, 2006
Very hard to take with the film sitting up and practically slobbering in its eagerness to prove how loveable it is.
May 9, 2005
They want to show us everything, to give us our money's worth. In so doing, they've not just opened up the play, they've let most of the life out of it.
March 7, 2004
Stolid, uncinematic exercise in milking more cash from a nicely scored but mediocre Broadway hit.
February 23, 2003
Norman Jewison's mind-numbingly literal adaptation of the stage musical Fiddler on the Roof is no disaster, but it certainly has its limitations.
January 31, 2003