Meet Me In St. Louis Reviews

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December 6, 2019
Three quarters of a century later, the film still beckons the miracles of love and family; it's a fine-tuned, pastel romp, worthy of its place among the best of the big brass Hollywood musicals.
February 28, 2018
A musical that even the deaf should enjoy.
September 17, 2017
A paean to the nuclear family and the fertile soil where it ostensibly grows best-the American Midwest.
August 7, 2013
Cut out as a comic relief, [Margaret O'Brien's] Tootie becomes an integral aspect of the film's psychology, as the repressed middle-class anger rearing, if innocently. (PopMatters Essential Film Performances 2013: Musical/Comedy)
December 18, 2011
Judy Garland has never been more spirited or more poignant.
December 15, 2011
An unmissable big-screen experience.
December 14, 2011
The film really belongs to Garland and O'Brien. They make each scene they share pure magic, exuding an effortless confidence which lights up the screen, with the rest of the cast reduced to mere bystanders.
October 11, 2011
December 26, 2010
One of the most loving of all movie families.
March 13, 2009
The onscreen blossoming of Judy Garland in Vincente Minnelli's career making hit. Pure heaven.
December 15, 2008
One of the first films to integrate musical numbers into the plot, it explores, without condescension or simplemindedness, the feelings that drive the family members apart and then bring them back together again.
December 3, 2008
Garland achieves true stature with her deeply understanding performance, while her sisterly running-mate, Lucille Bremer, likewise makes excellent impact with a well-balanced performance.
October 21, 2007
October 2, 2007
August 26, 2006
Film mixes feminism with joyous color, music and composition.
June 24, 2006
One of the great musicals.
November 27, 2005
Still as fresh as a newly picked daisy.
June 30, 2005
Minnelli's first triumph and one of Hollwood best musicals, displaying the director's concept of integrated musical with dazzling color and innovative swriling camera movment
May 19, 2004
Judy Garland's most famous role and her best performance make for entertaining viewing.
April 25, 2004
Sentimental and nostalgic but most of all genteel and beguiling.
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