What's Up, Doc? Reviews

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December 16, 2020
...a briskly-paced and often hilarious endeavor...
May 26, 2020
In Bogdanovich's analytical twist on the genre, even joyous liberation leaves a huge mess.
September 5, 2019
What's Up, Doc? naturally has a life of its own, but its inspiration is derived from other excellent comedies. [Full Review in Spanish]
October 2, 2018
The film builds on itself, gaining speed as it careens out-of-control toward its conclusion. Only a director in complete control can fashion something so effortlessly chaotic.
September 11, 2014
Stands out as one of the great, if semi-forgotten comedy masterpieces of the 1970s.
February 25, 2014
[VIDEO ESSAY] Barbara Streisand takes over the feminine human incarnation of Bugs Bunny's free-spirited cartoon character in Peter Bogdanovich's enthusiastic homage to the screwball comedy.
February 10, 2014
The result is a comedy made by a man who has seen a lot of movies, knows all the mechanics, and has absolutely no sense of humor.
February 10, 2014
[A] hilarious homage to the screwball comedies of the 1930s by Howard Hawks and Preston Sturges.
December 29, 2010
A lot of fun for the whole family.
August 9, 2010
No one is going to match Grant and Hepburn, but Ryan O'Neal and Barbra Streisand give it the ol' college try in the criminally entertaining What's Up, Doc? [Blu-ray]
February 2, 2009
It's never quite as tight or fierce as the original screwballers, but is fizzy and loveable and always worth watching.
February 2, 2009
Bogdanovich has delivered a film with energy, wit, and a madcap pace that is well worth watching.
October 29, 2008
Never less than entertaining and is sometimes side-splittingly hilarious.
October 18, 2008
This picture is a total smash.
July 5, 2008
March 6, 2008
Enjoyable thanks to the fine use of San Francisco locations and an agreeably nutty Barbra Streisand.
March 2, 2008
Hilarious live cartoon directed by Bogdanovich with sexy, silly turn by Streisand, and equally funny O'Neal and Kahn.
May 7, 2007
February 13, 2007
Energetic contemporary takeoff on the Hollywood screwball comedies of the 1930s.
June 24, 2006
A homage to Hollywood screwball comedy that by and large gets its pace and cartoon/slapstick timings right.
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