The Sandpiper - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Sandpiper Reviews

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August 26, 2006
Underrated feminist drama.
April 16, 2012
A superfluous, ponderous and pretentious sudser about a married minister having an affair with a single mom non-conformist artist.
Full Review | Original Score: C
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March 23, 2011
The Sandpiper's absurd situations are matched by dialogue that beauty (hers) and talent (his) cannot vanquish.
July 23, 2009
A star vehicle for Liz Taylor and Richard Burton, The Sandpiper is one of Minnelli's most embarrassing films, which is poorly scripted (by Dalton Trumbo), helmed, and acted and doesn't even qualify as high camp.
Full Review | Original Score: D
July 18, 2008
Trite and often ponderous in its philosophizing by the two principals.
December 19, 2007
It must rank as one of the most expensive and pretentious loads of garbage ever foisted upon an adoring public.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
January 15, 2007
Take a snapshot of Taylor next to her wooden likeness and you'd need a caption to distinguish between the two.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
June 24, 2006
A truly dire romantic melodrama.
May 9, 2005
Don't let it fool you. It's the same old Hollywood stuff.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
January 10, 2004
Campy.
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