Breakfast at Tiffany's
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

A lonely, struggling writer becomes enchanted with his neighbor: an independent young woman who strives to be a high-climbing socialite with a penchance for high-fashion and wild parties. But, soon he uncovers the vulnerability she has at… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 5, 1961
DVD Release Date: September 21, 1999
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It contains some ugly anachronisms, but Blake Edwards is at his funniest in this iconic classic, and Audrey Hepburn absolutely lights up the screen.

James Powers
Hollywood Reporter

An unusual love story, glamorous, sophisticated, with more than a touch of the bizarre.

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Variety Staff

Out of the elusive, but curiously intoxicating Truman Capote fiction, scenarist George Axelrod has developed a surprisingly moving film, touched up into a stunningly visual motion picture.

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Fernando F. Croce

The crossroads of Fifties and Sixties, party and hangover and romanticism and desperation lustrously distributed across the widescreen by Blake Edwards

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Cath Clarke
Time Out

It's as ditsy and delightful as ever - with charm enough to forgive it plenty.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

This story of a party girl in love with a gigolo allows [director Blake] Edwards to create a very handsome film, with impeccable Technicolor photography by Franz Planer.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a captivating romantic comedy that lives up to its place as a classic of the genre.

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Mark Bourne

...the final scene, a tender sequence that you can sop up with a sponge, but if you aren't moved by it you probably stick kittens with pins.

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A.H. Weiler
New York Times

A completely unbelievable but wholly captivating flight into fancy composed of unequal dollops of comedy, romance, poignancy, funny colloquialisms and Manhattan's swankiest East Side areas captured in the loveliest of colors.

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Emanuel Levy

Audrey Hepburn gives one of her most stylish and iconic performances in this charming if slightly sentimental version of Truman Capote's famous novella.

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Flixster Audience Score: 91% Flixster User Reviews
Alice Shen
A favorite movie of mine since high school. I do love the idea of enjoying a place for its character and not necessarily for purchasing its wares. My… More
Jan Marc Macababayao
Breakfast At Tiffany's is a timeless charming classic starring timeless beauty and style icon Audrey Hepburn. Beautiful and beloved musical score Henry… More
Carlos Magalhães
This adorable blend of romance, comedy and sweetness includes several new narrative elements and significant alterations in the original story that only add to… More
Bethany Murphy
A classic and one of my all time favourite films!
Julie B
Re-watching this reminded me how lovely, charming, and horribly racist this is. We really used to do that in movies, huh? If you can look past the choices of… More
Ross Collins
Audrey Hepburn is captivating as the happy-go-lucky New York socialite, but I really feel movie making hadn't really progressed beyond traditional theatre… More