The Glass Bottom Boat (1966)




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When Jennifer Nelson is hired to work in a aerospace laboratory, she catches the attention of her boss, scientist Bruce Templeton. Bruce hires Jennifer to write his biography so he can spend more time with her, but their sneaky behavior causes people to think Jennifer is a Russian spy.
Action & Adventure , Classics , Comedy , Drama , Musical & Performing Arts , Mystery & Suspense
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Doris Day
as Jennifer Nelson
Rod Taylor
as Bruce Templeton
John McGiver
as Goodwin
Paul Lynde
as Cripps
Edward Andrews
as Bleeker
Dom DeLuise
as Pritter
Dick Martin
as Molloy
George Tobias
as Fenimore
Alice Pearce
as Mrs. Fenimore
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Critic Reviews for The Glass Bottom Boat

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March 16, 2007
Atlantic City Weekly

It's just a wonderfully stupid comedy.

Full Review… | January 12, 2006
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May 31, 2005

Audience Reviews for The Glass Bottom Boat

★★ (out of four) When things come together just right, a Doris Day film can really shine. It worked great in "Pillow Talk" and was fun even in a picture like "Send Me No Flowers". But the freshness of Day was wearing thin by the mid 1960's and her brand of comedy just didn't hold up quite as well. "The Glass Bottom Boat" is certainly a lesser piece of Day's work and is recommended for only the biggest and most indescrinimate of her fans. Still there are moments that are actually pretty funny, but not enough to overcome the flaws. Day plays a PR worker for NASA. The security worker (Paul Lynde) believes that her odd movements are hiding the fact that she is a spy. Meanwhile she falls for the dashing space technician Bruce Templeton (Rod Taylor). On the plus side, Day and Rod Taylor actually do have quite a bit of chemistry together. [IMG][/IMG]

Steve Smith
Steve Smith

Yes, there is a glass bottom boat in the movie, in case you were wondering! But it is a romantic comedy, not a boat adventure movie or anything like that. It's a really silly comedy, sometimes too much so, but overall it's enjoyable.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

:fresh: [CENTER]The film does celebrate Doris Day's near-ending career. We'll miss Doris Day's acting.[/CENTER]

Daniel Huntington
Daniel Huntington

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