Bugsy Malone
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Parker's script is as sharp as a wiseguy's suit, his attention to period and genre detail a constant joy, and he coaxes scarily poised performances from his young performers."
‑ Mark Monahan, Daily Telegraph
"The songs and set pieces are still fresh and infectious and most of the child cast are mesmerisingly good. I defy anyone not to be caught up in the charm and nostalgia."
‑ Alan Morrison, Empire Magazine
"A minor masterpiece of it's time"
‑ Clint Morris, Film Threat
"A cute oddity, mostly because of the talent in front and behind the camera, especially Foster and Parker"
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
"This original concept, a gangster musical spoof with all the roles played by children (Jodie Foster among them), never found its audience, but it's worth checking out."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"There's little here that delivers even the bare minimum for a musical or a comedy"
‑ Don Willmott, Filmcritic.com
"One of a kind, totally clever gangster parody with music and kids."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"Jodie Foster stars in goofy kid mobster movie."
‑ Heather Boerner, Common Sense Media
"Pretty goofy idea, but kids will probably be diverted by it."
‑ Rob Thomas, Capital Times (Madison, WI)
"Gets points for sheer peculiarness."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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