Gilda (1946)

In this film noir, Rita Hayworth stars as the sexy wife of crippled casino owner George Macready. She is also the former love of gambler Glenn Ford, who takes a job in Macready's Buenos Aires casino. Macready goes out of his way to… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 1946
DVD Release Date: November 7, 2000
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Critic Score: 97% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Trevor Johnston
Time Out

One of the great films noirs, softened just a little by the moralising censorship strictures of the time. See it.

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Eric Melin

The limitations of the Hays code forced writers and directors to get creative, and so much of what's really happening in Gilda is buried beneath the surface.

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Austin Trunick
Under the Radar

A career-defining performance from the legendary Rita Hayworth.

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Sean Axmaker

Rita Hayworth's entrance is pure Hollywood starcraft: a perfectly lit close-up as she whips her head into frame, her hair lashing back and revealing her bright face and wide, mischievous grin.

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

The plot elements aren't always riveting, but the subtext of the pas de trois never disappoints.

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Philip French
Observer (UK)

A wonderfully perverse noir classic...

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Christopher Machell

While Gilda's ending perhaps edges towards easy sentimentality, its story is one of emotional complexity, variant readings, and problematic eroticism.

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Donald J. Levit
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

'Gilda' is memorable for the minutes of one dubbed song, one dance. But, ah! that one sexually confident shimmy is enough.

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Charlotte O'Sullivan
London Evening Standard

Cast and crew spin a twilight magic.

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Flixster Audience Score: 88% Flixster User Reviews
Bob Stinson
"This is the part I really like, when she does that shit with her hair." Red - Shawshank Redemption
Matheus Carvalho
The camera was in love with Rita Hayworth and she made sure we noticed it. One of the best noirs out there with probably the most strange case of a mčnage a… More
Carlos Magalhăes
It is easy to just enjoy the gorgeous sight of Rita Hayworth exhaling beauty and sensuality, but let's not overlook how stupid, implausible and misogynist… More
Aj V
Gilda stirs up trouble between two men who love her. An interesting, but slightly unoriginal.
Reid Volk
Post-war greed, tempting women, and dark souls collide in the seductive Gilda. In a world ablaze in celebration, director Charles Vidor suggests that even amid… More
Jennifer D
I'm not sure what it was, but I was just NOT captured by the story at all. I was just kinda bored and followed along, but was not captivated by the story… More