Noises Off...
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Michael Frayn's frantic West End and Broadway farce makes a literal transformation to the screen in Peter Bogdanoch's faithful adaptation, which is transplanted from the London suburbs to Des Moines, Iowa to accommodate the (mostly) American cast. Michael Caine stars as director Lloyd Fellowes, assigned to bring the successful British sex farce "Nothing On" to the boards in America. In an intricate technical rehearsal, Lloyd puts his cast through their paces -- Garry Lejuene (John Ritter), an obliging feature actor; Dotty Otley (Carol Burnett), a fading theatrical star;… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 57%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"one can't help laughing at at least some of the film's best gags"
‑ Douglas Pratt, DVDLaser
"Someone turned the farce up to eleven."
‑ Widgett Walls,
"It was better on stage, but the movie isn't unwatchable"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"Extremely energetic theater farce benefits from a colorful (and inexhaustable) ensemble."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
"A hilarious movie"
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Okay film version of a play that probably works better onstage."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Works much better as stage vehicle, but loaded with stars and laughs."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"Very entertaining theater comedy. Maintains theatrical feel as the farce continues."
‑ Fred Topel,
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