She Done Him Wrong
She Done Him Wrong (1933)

"I'm the finest woman who walked the streets," declares bejeweled, hip-swishing Lady Lou (Mae West) at the beginning of She Done Him Wrong. Lou works as a singer at the Gay Nineties saloon of Gus Jordan (Noah Beery Sr.), who… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 9, 1933
DVD Release Date: April 22, 2008
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Critic Score: 90% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff

Director Lowell Sherman turns in a commendable job.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

Marvellous stuff.

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Felix Gonzalez Jr.
DVD Review

Some of it is creaky, most of the storyline is either confusing or dull, but West is a gas, and her repartee with Grant is still tantalizing.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

A superior vehicle for Mae West.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

As expected, She Done Him Wrong boasts few positive attributes or elements worth getting excited about aside from Mae West's typically magnetic turn as the brash protagonist...

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Christopher Null

It's pretty much a bust.

Andre Sennwald
New York Times

Miss West gives a highly amusing performance.

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David Parkinson
Empire Magazine

Mae West is at her inimitable best, in this risque tale that shot her to stardom.

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Emanuel Levy

This delightful sex farce, co-starring the young and very handsome Cary Grant, is the only Mae West film to be Oscar-nominated, and it could not have been made a year later due to the restrictions of the Production Code.

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
Kristijonas Fussman
Mae West gives a compelling, albeit wholly unlikable performance as a heartless, wealth-focused man-eater. I've got to say it's one of the least sexy… More
Aj V
Personally I don't like West, and I didn't think she and Grant had any chemistry together at all. This movie just doesn't work.
Jim Hunter
A turn-of-the-century singer manipulates various gangland suitors. In an iconic role, Mae West saunters her through this film. She creates an attitude but not… More
Jennifer D
Not as good as "I'm No Angel" and I think I missed some of the story somehow cause I really didn't understand the suicidal girl from the… More
Devon Bott
Mae West stars as Lady Lou, a singer and very popular lady living above a saloon in the 1890s. She's quite the worldly lady when it comes to some things,… More
Mason Williams
Mae West and Cary Grant shine in; "She Done Him Wrong." This film is a very good comedy where Mae West is at her best....the classic trademark… More