Finian's Rainbow
Finian's Rainbow (1968)

In this film, set in the mythical Southern state of Missitucky, whimsical Irishman Finian and his daughter Sharon arrive in the community carrying a crock of gold, which they've stolen from Ogg the Leprechaun. Sharon falls in love with… More

Rated: G
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Release Date: March 15, 2005
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Critic Score: 54% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff
Variety

A light, pastoral fantasy with civil rights angles, underscored by comedy values.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

A marvelous evening right up to its last shot of Astaire walking away down a country road.

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

An allegory of the end of the studio system, couched in archaic-modern mementos

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Tom Milne
Time Out

An underrated musical.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

It's Fred Astaire's last musical and a sorry farewell.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

One of many musical stinkers made during a decade infamous for them.

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Renata Adler
New York Times

Joyless.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Not as bad as legend has it, but Francis Ford Coppola's film of Finian's Rainbow can hardly be called good

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Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online

An inauspicious early Coppola film of a muscial that was already dated by the time the cameras rolled.

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Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Some great songs but it drags on forever.