Flying Down to Rio
Flying Down to Rio (1933)

The top-billed stars in the extravagant RKO musical Flying Down to Rio are Dolores Del Rio and Gene Raymond. Forget all that: this is the movie that first teamed Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. We're supposed to care about the romantic… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 22, 1933
DVD Release Date: October 24, 2006
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Fernando F. Croce

A quintessential piece of Thirties musical kookiness right out of Man Ray

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Charming, somewhat, quaint, endlessly clever movie that introduced Fred and Ginger to the world.

Steve Crum

Notable musical for first pairing of Astaire and Rogers.

Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

An OK musical that really sparkles when Fred and Ginger dance together for the first time.

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Flixster Audience Score: 49% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
I was expecting that Fred & Ginger would be the main characters, but no, they take the side-kick roles, and dance around having fun. This movie was a… More
Lanning : )
When I say that this is the least satisfying of the Ginger & Fred movies, I want you to understand two things. First, it was their first together so they… More