Rosebud (1975)




Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

Movie Info

The "Rosebud" is a yacht which is captured by Arab terrorists. They hold five wealthy ladies hostage while Peter O'Toole plays a CIA agent trying to rescue them.
Action & Adventure , Mystery & Suspense
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United Artists


Peter O'Toole
as Larry Martin
Richard Attenborough
as Edward Sloat
Cliff Gorman
as Yafet Hemlekh
Claude Dauphin
as Charles-Andre Fargeau
John V. Lindsay
as Sen. Donovan
Peter Lawford
as Lord Carter
Raf Vallone
as George Nikolaos
Adrienne Corri
as Lady Carter
as Kirkbane
Lalla Ward
as Margaret
Debra Berger
as Gertrude
Hans Verner
as Freyer
Georges Beller
as Patrice
Francoise Brion
as Melina Nikolaos
Edward Behr
as Himself
Mark Burns
as Shute
Klaus Lowitsch
as Schloss
Ori Levy
as Avivi
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Critic Reviews for Rosebud

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

Doubtless, like most Preminger, it'll improve with age.

Full Review… | June 23, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

A suspense melodrama of such ineptitude, lethargy and loose ends that only someone with his arm being twisted would take credit for it.

Full Review… | May 8, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

The troubles in the Middle East have never been so yawnable.

Full Review… | October 23, 2007
TV Guide

Muddled, overlong and a not very suspenseful political thriller.

Full Review… | August 3, 2007
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

While the plot meanders at times, and the film's politics are confused, the reliable performances and Preminger's steady pacing make for a generally involving movie.

Full Review… | May 24, 2003

Audience Reviews for Rosebud

Otto Preminger's ROSEBUD could have benefitted from some dialogue polishing, but it's extremely in keeping with modern events. In 1975, though, this film must have been a horrible bore.

Knox Morris
Knox Morris

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