What's Up, Tiger Lily? - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

What's Up, Tiger Lily? Reviews

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Fernando F. Croce
May 10, 2013
Since dismissed as juvenile doodling by its author, the picture is actually an exercise in disjunctive radicalism, the word defeating the image.
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
May 10, 2013
Arguably Woody Allen's funniest movie.

TV Guide
May 10, 2013
What's Up, Tiger Lily? is cleverly devised, hinging on a well-developed sense of the absurd.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Emanuel Levy
August 27, 2010
Gimmicky but intermittently funny, Woody Allen's feature directing debut is based on the retooling and redubbing of a minor Japanese thriller-actioner with American actors.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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Variety Staff
July 6, 2010
The production has one premise -- deliberately mismatched dialog -- which is sustained reasonably well through its brief running time.
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
May 27, 2010
It's so crazy that it works until halfway through, as that's when the gimmick becomes tiresome and the sophomoric one-liners lose their zip.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Rob Gonsalves
April 9, 2007
Amusing redub from Woody Allen.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Time Out
February 11, 2006
A jolly oddity.
Cole Smithey
October 10, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Jonathan R. Perry
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)
July 15, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
January 21, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan
October 25, 2004
Hilarious Woody Allen comedy of dubbing.
| Original Score: 4/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Chris Barsanti
July 30, 2003
reminds you of a time when Allen didn't have to try so hard
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
June 15, 2003
Clever, but not nearly as funny as it thinks it is.
| Original Score: 3/5
Gerry Shamray
Your Movies (cleveland.com)
January 25, 2003
Tasteless but grandly funny experiment.
| Original Score: 4/5
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
December 22, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Tony Toscano
Talking Pictures (U.S.)
September 26, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
August 9, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Shane Burridge
January 1, 2000
Like a magazine piece, it allows Allen distance from the project
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