Bedtime for Bonzo
Bedtime for Bonzo (1951)

Forget what you've been led to believe: Bedtime for Bonzo is a most enjoyable film, and Ronald Reagan is not outacted by the chimpanzee. Reagan is cast as psychology professor whose reputation is sullied by the fact that his father was… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 31, 2005
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Bosley Crowther
New York Times

As is, it is a minor bit of fun yielding a respectable amount of laughs but nothing, actually, over which to wax ecstatic.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Its bland star, Ronald Reagan, survived playing second banana to a chimp to become the 40th President of the United States.

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Staci Layne Wilson
StaciWilson.com

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

A dim sitcom of the kind Universal turned out by the dozens in the early 50s, distinguished -- if that's the word -- by the presence of Ronald Reagan.

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Sean Axmaker
Turner Classic Movies Online

... you might be surprised to discover that the modest little comedy is actually an enjoyable piece of light entertainment.

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Gregory Weinkauf
New Times

Literally The Greatest Thing Ronald Reagan Ever Did.

TV Guide's Movie Guide

For once Reagan is in synch with his costar, but Bonzo the chimp proved the more able farceur.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

THE Ronald Reagan monkey-on-his-back movie...slapstick laughs.

Film4

The film is always enjoyable in spite of its shortcomings.

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