Mame (1974)

Cast as the title character in this second movie adaptation of a Patrick Dennis book and Jerry Herman musical (the first, Auntie Mame was in 1958), Lucille Ball plays an independently wealthy woman who marries a man (Robert Preston) and has… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 27, 1974
DVD Release Date: June 19, 2007
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Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Steve Crum

The fine music elevates this above miscast Lucy's negatives.

Don Willmott

best left on the shelf.

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Nell Minow
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Overstuffed, but the music's still great.

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Flixster Audience Score: 48% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Utterly ghastly in every way.
Leo L
A favorite! Absolutely love Lucille Ball in this movie.
Christian C
The film has its problems: Lucy sings like she's smoking during the songs, and she's way too old to keep up with the spirit of her character. Bea… More
Jason Vargo
Mame never achieves the heights it should, but it's not nearly as terrible as some other reviews would have you believe. It does stumble while telling its… More