Barefoot in the Park
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Distinguished American playwright Neil Simon made his screenwriting debut in this wistful domestic comedy set in Greenwich Village that centers on Paul and Corie Bretter (Robert Redford and Jane Fonda) a married example of attracting opposites. Paul is a button-down, uptight attorney while Corie is a free-spirit. Most of the action takes place in their funky fifth floor Village apartment. Their kooky upstairs neighbor, unrepentant old playboy Victor Velasco, who must enter his own pad by coming through theirs, drives Paul crazy. He becomes even more unhappy when his well-meaning wife arranges… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 87%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Nothing special, but it's a decent example of a vanished genre - the small character comedy."
‑ Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader
"Gene Saks' version of Neil Simon's smash hit but dramatically minor Broadway production is till a play, but Jane Fonda dn Redford are appealing and there's good chemistry between them as the newlyweds."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Dated but delightful."
‑ Nell Minow, Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
"Cute, funny romance OK for kids, will appeal more to teens."
‑ Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media
"Dated yes, but still joy to see Redford and Fonda early in careers."
‑ Steve Crum,
"Enjoyable star comedy version of the play."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"A laugh out loud and sweet comedy about marriage and how daunting the future can be."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
"Saved only by the spirited performances of the four stars."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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