I Love You, Alice B. Toklas!
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I Love You, Alice B. Toklas!
One of the few 1960s satires of the hippie culture that doesn't appear to be concocted by grumpy old men, I Love You, Alice B. Toklas stars Peter Sellers as Harold Fine, a staid Jewish attorney. Engaged to the equally straitlaced Joyce (Joyce Van Patten), Harold wistfully dreams of having a more exciting lifestyle. Through a fluke, Harold is obliged to drive a station wagon emblazoned with "psychedelic" imagery; it is with this vehicle that he picks up his flower-child brother Herbie (David Arkin), and Herbie's groovy chick Nancy (Leigh Taylor-Young). Rather enjoying the… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 17%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"By the end of it I was feeling a certain amount of resentment at having been had, along with Alice B. Toklas, whose name, apparently, is to become an automatic laugh, like smog and girdle."
‑ Vincent Canby, New York Times
"It's an embarrassment in Sellers' career, one best forgotten and/or ignored."
‑ David Cornelius, DVDTalk.com
"The caricatures of hippies at best will earn cheap laughs."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"uninteresting"
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
"It's conventional and derivative and middlebrow enough to fall back on broad stereotypes of what audiences in Omaha thought of the 'hippie movement.'"
‑ Mark Bourne, DVDJournal.com
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