Auntie Mame
Auntie Mame (1958)

Auntie Mame began as a novel by Patrick Dennis (aka Ed Fitzgerald), then was adapted into a long-running Broadway play by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. This 1958 film version permits Rosalind Russell to recreate her stage role as Mame… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 27, 1958
DVD Release Date: October 1, 2002
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Critic Score: 92% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

Base on a book and Broadway play, the movie is still too theatrical due to Da Costa's mediocre helming, but it's a great, campy and colorful showcase for comedienne Rosalind Russell in her best-known role which she had originated on stage.

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Supostamente baseado em fatos reais, traz Russell em uma atuação sensacional e conta com ótima direção de arte.

Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

THE Rosalind Russell movie, and still fabulously funny.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Stage-bound, but classic

Gabriel Shanks
Mixed Reviews

Possibly the greatest comedy of all time, with a performance by Rosalind Russell that can only be described as 'bravura'.

Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

Rosalind Russell in a brilliant turn as we examine the manic life of an eccentric rich aunt who must spoil her niece at all costs.

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Flixster Audience Score: 93% Flixster User Reviews
Christian C
"Auntie Mame" is the funniest movie to come out of the 1950's. It's far funnier (and frankly, far better) than the Lucile Ball musical… More
Mason Williams
Rosalind Russell is terriffic in this 1958 musical film version of the stage and novel hit. Auntie Mame (Russell) has her only surviving family member whom is… More
Jennifer D
NEVER have I seen such a stylish set. Massive props on that. Rosalind Russell is a goddess. And anyone who says otherwise should be done away with. Yes, it was… More
jay nixon
great, great central character and fun supporting ones
Veronique Kwak
the 1958 "auntine mame" is the pinnacle of rosalind russell's career, and it does jolly rosalind great justice to glitter her comic genius in… More
Leigh Ryan
A so-so film. I have tried watching it in the past and always got bored with it or fell asleep. Well... the tradition continues. I just can't get into… More