Annie Get Your Gun
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Annie Oakley gets her man in this lavish MGM musical that is based on Irving Berlin's classic Broadway show. This version features Betty Hutton as plucky sharpshooter Annie Oakley, the queen of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The trouble begins when she is pitted against handsome marksman Frank Butler with whom she falls in love. Unfortunately, he is unable to deal with her expertise and their love affair is jeopardized. Annie finally goes to Sitting Bull for advice and he suggests that she lose. Now she must decide between love and pride. The film features an enormous cast and musical… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Stalwart baritone Howard Keel makes an impressive Hollywood debut as Hutton's leading man."
‑ Elliott Stein, Village Voice
"A rootin' tootin' good time."
‑ Scott G. Mignola, Common Sense Media
"Stiff adaptation buoyed by brilliant Berlin score"
‑ Daniel Eagan, Film Journal International
"A loud and gaudy production of a hit play turned into a hit movie."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Colorful, tuneful, brassy musical version of Berlin's hit Broadway show."
‑ Steve Crum, Video-Reviewmaster.com
"...it gets an enlivening, high-octane delivery, thanks to Hutton and director George Sidney."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
"In this fun musical, Betty Hutton gives perhaps an overenergetic peformance in a part that was intended for Judy Garland before she was fired."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"The chemistry between Hutton and Keel is delightful and when his full-throttle baritone meets her rich alto in the duets, you'll be bewitched."
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
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