Where's Poppa?
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Director Carl Reiner, most closely associated with the homey values of situation comedies, shocked, surprised, and (in some cases) delighted his admirers with the jet-black comedy Where's Poppa?. George Segal plays Gordon Hocheiser, a New York attorney whose love life is constantly being sabotaged by his senile mother (Ruth Gordon), who constantly asks the question of the title. (She doesn't realize Poppa is dead). Every time Gordon has a prospective bride or lover lined up, Mrs. Hocheiser gums up the works with her insane behavior. The attorney at last finds a kindred spirit in the… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Risky Freudian punchlines"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"It's the Mother of all Jewish-mother joke films."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"It's a shame, but you'd never be able to make a film like Where's Poppa? in today's stifling climate of uptight political correctness."
‑ Jon Popick, Planet Sick-Boy
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