Man's Favorite Sport?
Man's Favorite Sport? (1964)

Roger Willoughby (Rock Hudson) is a super salesman of sporting goods who sells fishing equipment but knows nothing about the sport. Roger's boss Cadwalader (John McGiver) gets an idea from publicity director Abigail (Paula Prentiss) to… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: January 1, 1964
DVD Release Date: July 1, 2003
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Critic Score: 64% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Matters are helped along somewhat by an attractive and spirited cast, but not enough to keep the film consistently amusing.

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Chicago Reader

Outdoorsman-columnist Rock Hudson suddenly finds he has to live up to his reputation in this 1964 Howard Hawks comedy that's funnier than it has any right to be.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Limp screwball comedy from the usually reliable Howard Hawks.

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Time Out

In many ways the quintessential Hollywood auteur movie.

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TV Guide

Hawks delivers his usual heavy-handed direction, but the film's premise is too flimsy to spread over two hours. The script is marred by tired comic routines and slow pacing.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Inventive slapstick comedy and a fun movie.

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A.H. Weiler
New York Times

Man's Favorite Sport?, the film's theme song has it, is girls. It certainly is not originality or comedy.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Here Hawks moves a little slower, cribbing some of his own early jokes, but still dead funny.

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Tony Medley
Tolucan Times

Cute Comedy

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Paula is charming and goofy, Rock as adapt at comedy as always, a pleasant way to pass an hour and a half.