Can-Can (1960)

Parisian saloon-keeper Shirley MacLaine pays off local police so her patrons can enjoy "illegal" entertainment. When trouble ensues, she calls on her freewheeling lawyer (Frank Sinatra) for help. Song-and-dance numbers abound,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 9, 1960
DVD Release Date: May 22, 2007
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Dennis Schwartz
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A vulgar and lackluster version of Cole Porter's musical set in Gay Paree in 1896.

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Emanuel Levy

Despite the star presence of Frank Sinatra and Shirley MacLaine, this is a second-rate musical due to Walter Lang's pedestrian direction but some of Cole Porter's songs are wonderful.

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jay nixon
Flashy and empty with a few good songs but the lead character is a fool and most of the supporting men contemptible worms who treat her appallingly.