Sweet Charity
Sweet Charity (1969)

Shirley MacLaine plays Charity Hope Valentine who, despite her job at a seedy dime-a-dance joint, is an incurable optimist. Charity never stops looking for true love and never seems to look for it in the right places. We first see her in… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: March 4, 2003
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Emanuel Levy
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Bob Fosse's first film, a musical based on Felini's Nights of Cabiria, shows a lot of promise, which he will fulfill with the 1972 Cabaret. It was nominated for 3 Oscars, including Best Score.

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Morgan Salem
The music is great, and the dancing is fantastic (whatelse for Bob Fosse!) but the story...meh...I dont I think it was just the ending...Shirley Maclaine isnt… More
Sunil Jawahir
I was looking forward to this and I give it 2 stars for Shirley MacLaine but it didn't come off well as a movie and I hated how badly dubbed the musical… More
Ken Stachnik
It's no All that Jazz or Cabaret, but still very enjoyable. Fosse's experimentation with style is really interesting, but occasionally distracting.
Emily B.
Yes, it's very dated, yes, it's a touch overlong, but it's still very entertaining. There are some great musical numbers, with incredible… More
Jennifer Xu
I dislike most garish musicals and Fosse thrives on them. Sometimes I think Shirley Maclaine is adorable but most of the time I found her really annoying.… More