To Be or Not to Be Reviews

January 18, 2018
It isn't, I am sorry to say, Lubitsch's most intriguing comedy, nor is it the best of Jack Benny vehicles, but it will do until another buggy comes along.
Top Critic
August 20, 2008
To Be is a very funny comedy, salted to taste with melodrama and satire.
August 20, 2008
Lubitsch's guidance provides a tense dramatic pace with events developed deftly and logically throughout.
June 24, 2006
It's certainly one of the finest comedies ever to come out of Paramount.
May 20, 2003
To say it is callous and macabre is understating the case.
January 1, 2000
One of the most profound, emotionally complex comedies ever made, covering a range of tones from satire to slapstick to shocking black humor.
January 1, 2000
Terribly funny.