Funny Face
Funny Face (1957)

This filmed version of the 1927 George Gershwin Broadway musical Funny Face utilizes the play's original star, Fred Astaire, and several of the original tunes, then goes merrily off on its own. Astaire is cast as as fashion photographer… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: February 13, 1957
DVD Release Date: April 10, 2001
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Keith Uhlich
Time Out

Sensation trumps cogitation-unsurprising in a Hollywood production-which doesn't negate the enduring allure of this beautiful bauble.

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Kate Muir
Times (UK)

The great photographer Richard Avedon curated the titles and exquisitely coloured stills of Hepburn in the latest collection from Givenchy, and each one is poster-perfect. The plot, such as it is, is full of lighthearted fun.

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Peter Bradshaw

Astaire could still dance up a storm, no doubt about it, and this has its moments.

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Mark Bourne

...can clunk like a tin can in the dryer. But hey, we're talking Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire, so that's some mighty elegant slack we're willing to cut here.

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Geoffrey Macnab
Independent (UK)

What is startling here is the eye-popping colour, the self-reflexive photography and visual effects, the dance sequences (Fred Astaire with his umbrella), and the witty and ingenious use of the Paris locations.

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David Jenkins
Little White Lies

It's an intermittently charming trifle with directorial style to burn in the place of any kind of satisfactory substance.

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Bosley Crowther
New York Times

Funny Face...teams Fred Astaire and Audrey Hepburn in a delightfully balmy romance.

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Charlotte O'Sullivan
London Evening Standard

If you're prepared to do a bit of revisionist thinking, it all makes sense.

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David Parkinson
Empire Magazine

A timeless musical treat and the most fun you can have with really elegant clothes on.

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Flixster Audience Score: 81% Flixster User Reviews
Steven Carrier
I love Audrey Hepburn. I like Fred Astaire. I like director Stanley Donen. I love musicals. I hate "Funny Face." Watching "Funny Face" was… More
Conner Rainwater
I am no fan of musicals by any stretch, but Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire have always made this a worthwhile movie. It has some pretty amazing sets and an… More
Spencer S.
Audrey Hepburn can't sing for crap (dubbed) but that beatnik dance scene stays with you forever, and the chemistry between her and Astaire makes this a… More
Elvira B
<p>Great songs and dancing, and it's a bit of a privilege to have both Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire in one film. </p> <p>Astaire… More
Thomas Bowler
Great dancing and some iconic songs but not the highlight of either of the two lead's careers. Full review later.
Jennifer Xu
Much more artistic and impressionist than I thought it would be. Weirdly enough, this reminds me of a pomo Todd Haynes - enchanting but edgy, imperfect but… More