The Party
The Party (1968)

An East Indian actor (Peter Sellers) endures every party-goers' worst nightmare when he is invited to a posh Hollywood soiree and inadvertently ends up nearly destroying the host's fabulous mansion in this hilarious slapstick… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: December 11, 2001
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Sam Adams
The Dissolve

The film makes a strong argument for the liberating joys of disorder.

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Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

Plays like leftovers from the Panther films.

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

The precise and relaxed snowballing of silent-comedy idioms becomes, beautifully, a '68 uprising

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Sometimes agreeable improvised comedy, but it wears out its welcome.

Mark Bourne
DVDJournal.com

...a sweet-natured, enjoyable trifle. Peter Sellers ... may remind aficionados of the work of Jacques Tati. Any opportunity to see him work is a good thing, even if only a fraction of his talents are on display....

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Shane Burridge
rec.arts.movies.reviews

Sellers is best when he is on the move and liable to get himself into trouble

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Flixster Audience Score: 89% Flixster User Reviews
AJ Verser
If you want to see Sellers playing an Indian who roams around someone's party doing stupid things all night, then see this movie, but if you're like… More
Thomas Bowler
Peter Sellers in his slapstick prime. Full review later.
Daniel Mumby
During the filming of A Shot in the Dark, the friendship between Blake Edwards and Peter Sellers steadily deteriorated. In between The Pink Panther and its… More
Stella Dallas
seriously, why do so many people love this? i found it offensive and boring.
Arash Xak
Starts off good then it gets boring & after that annoying, So does Peter Sellers, Longet is annoying from the start & oh that irritating drunk waiter,he… More
Daniel Perry
Arguably one of the best comedies ever made, one not to miss for all you kiddies watching American Pie: Beta House right now! This film has no real plot, but… More