The Best of Everything
The Best of Everything (1959)

Amanda Farrow (Joan Crawford) is a successful book publisher having an unsatisfying affair with a married man. Her female co-workers having affairs as well. The women fall prey to their conniving, insensitive men and are seemingly taken… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 9, 1959
DVD Release Date: May 24, 2005
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

The Best of Everything earned Oscar nominations for Best Original Song (the title tune, warbled by Johnny Mathis) and Best Color Costume Design, though the real achievement is the splendiferous Cinemascope lensing by William C. Mellor.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It all seems trite and overly melodramatic.

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Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Classic Fox '50s soaper ... campy and fun.

Emanuel Levy

Based on Rona Jaffe's trashy best-seller, this glossy Fox melodrama has an all-star cast, with Crawford as castrating boss and four appealing actresses: Hope Lange, Suzy parker, Diane Baker, and Martha Hyer.

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Flixster Audience Score: 61% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
dated look at working women but incredibly plush and enjoyable