A Thousand Clowns Reviews

January 30, 2012
This warm and wonderful comedy-drama is a paean to non-conformity.
July 1, 2011
... there's something disingenuous about presenting defiant purposelessness and unemployment as an act of courage.
June 2, 2011
Robard's performance is loud, playing-to-the-audience brash, and his version of nonconformist behavior is obnoxiously unfunny.
March 30, 2011
This serio comedy about nonconformity is well acted by Jason Robards and the others, but it's still a play
March 14, 2009
Oscar caliber performances; based on hit Broadway play
July 22, 2008
Terrif dialog to match Robards' scenery-chewing create a sock impact.
March 23, 2007
Patchy nonconformist comedy.
May 9, 2005
The humor is still surprising, and Mr. Robards is still full of spice with his clownish wise-cracks and the map of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey stamped all over his face.
April 27, 2005
March 6, 2005
I liked the way it started, but by the end I was quite annoyed by it.
November 18, 2004
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September 20, 2003
March 4, 2003
March 22, 2001
Timeless is an adjective that's tossed around too frequently, but A Thousand Clowns more than qualifies.
January 1, 2000
The mechanics of the Herb Gardner script show through much too clearly for this to qualify as anything other than shrewdly programmed entertainment.