Gypsy (1962)

Based on the Broadway hit about the life and times of burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee and her aggressive stage mother, Mama Rose.

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1962
DVD Release Date: May 2, 2000
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Critic Score: 69% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

Even when it's not quite running on all cylinders, LeRoy's Gypsy is never less than cute, and sometimes, it's a good deal more. [Blu-ray]

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Dennis Schwartz
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A bloated musical that is far from great and more like average.

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Bob Grimm
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An annoying musical.

Phil Hall
Film Snobbery

You'll be swell, you'll be great...not!

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Dan Lybarger
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Entertaining adaptation of the Broadway musical.

Emanuel Levy

Mervyn LeRoy's screen version of the popular musical is passably entertaining, due to Rosalind Russell's turn as Mama Rose, but something is missing

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Scott Weinberg

Lavish old-school movie musical.

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
This is a good movie based on the real life of Gypsy Rose Lee. The actors in this movie give good performances. Plus, it gives the audience a look at… More
Jennifer Xu
Roz Russell is a force to be reckoned with but not the force I need for the greedy powerhouse that is Rose. There are some moments in which she shines but I… More
Spencer S.
The best numbers of any musical, essentially thanks to the amazing performance by Rosalind Russell, even if she was dubbed.
Leigh Ryan
Fantastic. Loved Russell and Wood so much.
Mark Hobin
Rosalind Russell is a force to be reckoned with as Mama Rose in this biographical musical about the humble beginnings of her daughter, 'Gypsy Rose… More
Byron Brubaker
We see Gypsy Rose Lee and her sister grow up from a life in entertainment from very early ages. She is an awkward girl while her sister is bubbly, cute, and a… More