Harry and Tonto Reviews

December 11, 2019
Filled with laughs, good times and human truths, it emerges as the best comedy of 74.
February 10, 2019
The cat acts best, and with condign condescension.
February 29, 2012
Affectionate but contrived odyssey folk tale.
November 24, 2008
A pleasant film about an old man who rejuvenates himself on a cross-country trek.
February 9, 2006
Mazursky has escaped Fellini's shadow; when everyone's back from going to 'look for America', he might have something interesting to say.
September 11, 2005
A seventy year old man from New York City travels across the country and discovers the joy, the confusion and the stoutness of the human adventure.
June 11, 2005
Paul Mazursky's sentimental, upbeat serio-comedy about a widower who takes to the road with his cat after being evicted form his home is lifted above the routine TV Movie of the Week by the solid turn of Art Carney, who won the Best Actor Oscar.
February 27, 2005
Worth seeing for Carney's performance
February 7, 2005
January 28, 2005
A bona finde classic, and a rare road movie that features a cat as the wheel-man.
November 19, 2004
November 17, 2004
October 23, 2004
It's not easy to make comedies that work as drama, too. But Carney's acting is so perceptive that it helps this material succeed.
July 31, 2004
I remember it being better than I expected, but at the same time, that's all I remember. Pleasant, forgettable.
August 7, 2003
May 24, 2003
[A] touching comedy drama ...
May 21, 2003
The muted style robs the picture of the liberating point it's meant to make: that imaginative energy transcends the generations.
January 1, 2000
You may find much of this, despite the apparent sincerity, too cutesy and self-satisfied for its own good.