The Man with One Red Shoe
The Man with One Red Shoe (1985)

In this rather routine adaptation of the French hit, The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe, Richard (Tom Hanks) is a bicycling violinist who is innocently drawn into a nasty struggle for control of the CIA. Cooper (Dabney Coleman) is the… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: July 19, 1985
DVD Release Date: September 7, 2004
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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews entirely forgettable entry within Hanks' early filmography.

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Eric Meyerson

demonstrates an adept touch at story-weaving and squeezing hearty amusement - if not big laughs - from preposterous situations

David Cornelius

Red Shoe is sharp, clever, and witty as hell, ranking among the most likable Hanks films of the 1980s.

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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Aimless, lifeless comedy from Hanks' phone-it-in period.

Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Not up to the original version, but it has its moments.

Scott Weinberg

One of Tom Hanks' speed bumps on the way to superstardom.

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Melvin White
Cooper: Honey, will you please - what are the odds of the Russians attacking on a Thursday night?  The Man with One Red Shoe reminds me of another comedy… More
Dean McKenna
An American remake of the French comedy <i>The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe</i> is so funny. Tom Hanks is nearly the whole show. Jim Belushi… More
Aj V
I saw this a long time ago, I don't remember why I didn't like it, I'll have to see it again some time.
jay nixon
sleep inducing so called comedy, well we all have to start somewhere.
Phil Hubbs
Good cast in this old Hanks flick much like many old 80's films you find allot of well known faces throughout which does add to the film and gives it a… More
xGary Xx
I have no idea whether this is supposed to be a comedy or a thriller. But it works as neither, so who cares?