Moscow On The Hudson Reviews
October 17, 2017
"Moscow on the Hudson" lets a potentially wonderful comic hero--and a great deal of thematic suggestiveness--slip away while ostensibly following his process of self-discovery and self-realization in the Land of the Free.
November 8, 2016
Charming Cold War-era immigrant story has cursing, sex.
January 24, 2013
Mazuersky's fable of culture collision and assimilation has a certain charm, largely due to the acting of the young Robin Williams as a Russian immigrant.
November 8, 2011
As a fish-out-of-water comedy-drama, it works well.
October 18, 2008
Moscow would be in a lot of trouble without a superbly sensitive portrayal by Robin Williams of a gentle Russian circus musician who makes a sudden decision to defect while visiting the US.
June 24, 2006
Where it scores so highly is not only in its ability to evoke Vladimir's astonishment at the bizarre, sometimes brutal texture of New York life, but also in the generosity it extends to the musician's sad predicament.
October 23, 2004
It made me feel good to be an American, and good that Vladimir Ivanoff was going to be one, too.
July 23, 2003
Gives patriotism a good name with its plentiful emotional and comic fireworks
May 24, 2003
Essentially a vehicle for Williams to show off his manic shtick (and display the considerable acting skills that would later propel him into Oscar territory)...
May 20, 2003
Mr. Mazursky's fictional conceits do not do justice to Vladimir or to his situation, either in the Soviet Union or this country.