Sweet Charity
Sweet Charity (1969)

In this musical, Charity Hope Valentine is an incurable optimist, despite her job at a seedy dance joint. Charity never stops looking for true love and never seems to look for it in the right places. Desperate to escape the dance hall,… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: January 1, 1969
DVD Release Date: March 4, 2003
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Tim Brayton
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There's nothing per se "bad" about this, though it's awfully musty, and in no hurry to move along.

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Emanuel Levy

Bob Fosse's first film, a musical based on Felini's Nights of Cabiria, shows a lot of promise, which he will fulfill with the 1972 Cabaret. It was nominated for 3 Oscars, including Best Score.

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Morgan Salem
The music is great, and the dancing is fantastic (whatelse for Bob Fosse!) but the story...meh...I dont I think it was just the ending...Shirley Maclaine isnt… More
Alec Barniskis
As it's Fosse's first serious attempt at a movie, some things are a little sloppy but for the most part it's enjoyably weird. Most of the… More
Ken Stachnik
It's no All that Jazz or Cabaret, but still very enjoyable. Fosse's experimentation with style is really interesting, but occasionally distracting.
Sunil Jawahir
I was looking forward to this and I give it 2 stars for Shirley MacLaine but it didn't come off well as a movie and I hated how badly dubbed the musical… More
Jennifer Xu
I dislike most garish musicals and Fosse thrives on them. Sometimes I think Shirley Maclaine is adorable but most of the time I found her really annoying.… More
Emily B.
Yes, it's very dated, yes, it's a touch overlong, but it's still very entertaining. There are some great musical numbers, with incredible… More