Follow the Fleet
Follow the Fleet (1936)

This lesser Astaire/Rogers vehicle is one of several screen versions of the venerable Hubert Osborne stage play Shore Leave. For reasons unknown, Fred and Ginger are virtually supporting players here, spending most of their time trying to… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 20, 1936
DVD Release Date: August 16, 2005
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Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Josh Larsen

...the standout numbers here, ironically, are the solo ones.

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Dan Callahan
Slant Magazine

Burdened with a dull plot but blessed with a rousing Irving Berlin score.

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Emanuel Levy

Though not one of Astaire-Rogers strongest musicals, the musical is still enjoyable despite its rather bland plot.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Not Fred and Ginger's best, but great Irving Berlin songs and dances

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It was fun to see western star Randolph Scott garbed in a sailor's uniform and acting like an old salt.

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Flixster Audience Score: 77% Flixster User Reviews
Spencer S.
A cute and honest musical with some great turns by newcomers at the time Betty Grable, Harriet Hilliard, and Randolph Scott. A stale plot and only slightly… More
Red Lats
In 1936, they must have thought longer was better. I tried to watch this because it is rated pretty well, but it drags.