Susan Slept Here
Susan Slept Here (1954)

In order to give his new screenplay, for a movie about juvenile delinquency, an added touch of realism, a Hollywood scenarist takes temporary custody of a spunky and troubled 18-year-old girl. She proves to be a real handful and their… More

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Rated: G
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: November 9, 2010
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Critic Score: 50% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff

Some 97 minutes of well-farced escapism is offered in Susan Slept Here.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Some of the gags about 50s Hollywood are priceless (among them a parody of Gene Kelly's dream ballets).

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New York Times

On the whole, "Susan Slept Here" remains as familiar as a summer breeze, but not nearly as refreshing.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

It's a surprisingly bad outing considering all the talent involved.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

This started life as a Broadway comedy and remains very theatrical, despite Tashlin's efforts to goose it into life ...

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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

One scene finds Debbie Reynolds using the golden head of the trademarked Oscar statuette as a makeshift hammer to crack walnuts. In Hollywood, that may have been as shocking as the sight of the desecrated statue of the Virgin Mary in 'The Exorcist.'

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Flixster Audience Score: 64% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Cotton candy confection with Debbie bright and chipper. Something from a much more innocent time with for that time a slightly risque story, although the fact… More