Love Me Tonight
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One of the most technically accomplished and sophisticated movie musicals of the 1930's, Rouben Mamoulian's Love Me Tonight (1932) had a profound effect on the shape of the musical genre (especially the films of Vincente Minnelli), and remains a candidate for best movie musical ever made, some seven decades after its release. And that distinction is based entirely on its style and structure -- it doesn't even take into account a hit-laden score by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, or a raft of delightful performances, several of them totally unexpected in their range and wit. The… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Hollywood's first musical masterpiece...pushed the limits of conventional narrative filmmaking until they just about broke."
‑ Tim Brayton, Antagony & Ecstasy
"This 1932 landmark musical is a must for musical comedy fans."
‑ Kent Turner,
"Musicals don't come any better than this madcap one directed by the great Armenian-born Hollywood director Rouben Mamoulian."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"No longer was Chevalier the mysterious-if-gregarious "other"--he was a member of the proletariat just like everyone else."
‑ Eric Henderson, Slant Magazine
"A delight from start to finish and a film that no fan of the movies has any excuse for missing."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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