Mahogany (1975)

An ambitious beauty, rising from a Chicago 'hood, becomes a rich, deliciously decadent international supermodel. But, she soon learns that la dolce vita isn't what it's cracked up to be from the likes of a twitchy bisexual… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: October 8, 1975
DVD Release Date: May 1, 2007
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Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Candice Frederick
Reel Talk Online

With fashion and a passionate love story as a backdrop to a wonderfully acted narrative, Mahogany is simply fabulous.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

a perfect companion piece to 'Dreamgirls'... Sitting through it is like flipping through your high school yearbook and laughing out loud at what was once considered stylish or sophisticated.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

supremely corny but rather enjoyable too

Chuck O'Leary

An outrageously bad '70s soaper with Anthony Perkins providing some big unintentional laughs as a psycho fashion photographer.

Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review

Wow! How far did Diana fall? Great song, though.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

So overwrought it has a certain camp value.

Dan Callahan
Slant Magazine

Even a charming last-minute happy ending can't quite redeem all the mess and unidentified dread.

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Don Willmott

Feminists must have hurled their Earth Shoes at the screen when they saw this dreck.

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Flixster Audience Score: 76% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
I love that song, and the film's first hour is solid enough despite the occasionally risible lines, but then it starts to seem more and more like a cheap… More
Anthony Valletta
Good story and cast.
jay nixon
Rather silly and a lot of fun until the hokey finale.
Aj V
This movie has a very familiar story, but I think it's good anyway. The actors are good, and it's a good movie, I should watch it again sometime.