The Purple Rose of Cairo - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Purple Rose of Cairo Reviews

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February 20, 2015
When discussing Woody Allen masterpieces, titles like Annie Hall and Hannah and Her Sisters are frequently cited (and rightly so), but where's the love for The Purple Rose of Cairo, a movie that even Woody himself considers among his top two or three?
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
March 22, 2011
In NJ, anything can happen!
Full Review | Original Score: B+
December 15, 2010
Whimsical Woody Allen love note to '30s films.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 4, 2009
Woody Allen's bittersweet comedy about the magical allure of movies in the Depression era was nominated for Original Screenplay Oscar, but it's premise is smiliar to that of Buster Keaton's 1924 silent.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
September 24, 2007
Weird but wistful.
February 26, 2005
sublimely engaging
| Original Score: 4/5
December 18, 2004
Classic Woody. A great cast and a great story.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
October 25, 2004
Inventive, even romantic Woody Allen.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
October 8, 2004
The most overlooked of Allen's great films.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
August 18, 2004
A thoroughly enchanting work of art by one of our finest moviemakers
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 26, 2003
Awesome Woody Allen
| Original Score: 4/5
August 24, 2003
Clever Woody Allen comedy-fantasy.
| Original Score: 4/5
May 20, 2003
It's a sweet, lyrically funny, multi- layered work that again demonstrates that Woody Allen is our premier film maker who, standing something over 5 feet tall in his sneakers, towers above all others.
May 11, 2003
One of Allen's oddest and most charming experiments.
| Original Score: 4/5
January 16, 2003
Its satirical destruction of the fourth wall disguises a bittersweet lesson on Hollywood dreams and the unpleasant realities they hide.
| Original Score: 5/5
October 21, 2001
Lighthearted and full of whimsy
| Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2000
A lot of meanings float around in this outwardly simple fable.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
December 1, 2007
| Original Score: 3/5
July 28, 2007
| Original Score: 4/5
January 12, 2007
| Original Score: 4/5
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