Mrs. Doubtfire Reviews

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September 7, 2011
July 22, 2008
Although overly sappy in places and probably 20 minutes too long, this Robin Williams-in-drag vehicle provides the comic a slick surface for doing his shtick, within a story possessing broad family appeal.
April 7, 2008
I've rarely laughed so much at a movie I generally disliked.
February 9, 2006
Sit-com stuff, then, with laboured farcical interludes, and a mushy post-feminist sensibility. Funny notwithstanding.
May 20, 2003
The dress, the mask and Mrs. Doubtfire's gentility are inherently limiting, but nothing holds Mr. Williams back when he's on a roll.
January 1, 2000
You will laugh till your ribs ache -- not because director Chris Columbus of the "Home Alone" movies has a gift for farce, which he does, but because Williams is to funny what the Energizer Bunny is to batteries. He keeps going and going and going.
August 17, 2008
The greater story is sacrificed for schticky gags about a guy dressing as an old woman.
March 22, 2008
Modern comedy classic w/Robin Williams in and out of drag.
March 5, 2008
February 29, 2008
An underappreciated romantic comedy-plus that gives Williams a chance to do what he does best: improvise.
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