The Owl And The Pussycat
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This comedy is the film version of Bill Manhoff's hit Broadway play of 1964. Felix (George Segal) is the unemployed writer who reports to his landlord he believes Doris (Barbara Streisand) is a prostitute. The disgusted Doris is evicted and moves in with Felix when she discovers he blew the whistle on her. She goes on a chronic hiccupping jag and Felix is evicted when he dresses like a skeleton to scare her and Doris screams. The feuding couple takes refuge in the apartment of Felix's friend Barney (Robert Klein), but he and his girlfriend (Evelyn Lang) leave when the verbal sparring… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Sharp dialogue + Streisand & Siegel make this stage-based comedy worthwhile."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"Like an insomniac on a hot summer night, my preference while watching this one is to throw a shoe at this meowing pussycat and her hooting owl friend."
‑ Ryan Cracknell, Apollo Guide
"...the film provides more wit than most of what passes for comedy today."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
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