My Little Chickadee
My Little Chickadee (1940)

The once-in-a-lifetime teaming of Mae West and W.C. Fields in My Little Chickadee had the potential for comic greatness: what emerged, though generally entertaining, was, in the words of critic Andrew Sarris, "more funny strange than… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 15, 1940
DVD Release Date: May 10, 2011
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Critic Score: 91% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's really not a good movie, but it had something special about it that defied a rational critique.

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Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Fields and West, two comic forces collide and both come out on town. A timeless treasure of comedy.

Steve Crum

One of THE classic W.C. Fields films; includes adversary Mae West, a plus.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Neither Fields' nor West's best, but essential comedy all the same

Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette

Two greats blow it. Both have done far better.

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Veronique Kwak
even i do like mae west but i didn't enjoy this movie. the reason i choose to review it now is because i feel like to vent!
Anthony Valletta
Funny western spoof.
Devon Bott
The combination of W.C. Fields and Mae West winds up being not as good as it sounds. My Little Chickadee takes place in the old west. When Mae West falls for… More
I?ll be honest, I was screwing around on the computer while I was ?watching? this, so I didn?t get a whole lot out of it. The film provides a fairly inspired… More