The Owl and the Pussycat
The Owl and the Pussycat (1970)

The Owl and the Pussycat began life as a two-character Broadway play by Bill Manhoff, about a stuffy author who entered into an explosive relationship with his neighbor, a foulmouthed, freewheeling prostitute. Manhoff wrote the part of the… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 1970
DVD Release Date: November 27, 2001
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Sharp dialogue + Streisand & Siegel make this stage-based comedy worthwhile.

Ryan Cracknell
Apollo Guide

Like an insomniac on a hot summer night, my preference while watching this one is to throw a shoe at this meowing pussycat and her hooting owl friend.

John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...the film provides more wit than most of what passes for comedy today.

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Flixster Audience Score: 66% Flixster User Reviews
Alec Barniskis
In the final half hour the characters become more enduring than obnoxious . . . its still a sanitized version of the original play, but its enjoyable in a weird… More
Simeon Deutsch
Sharp dialogue and excellent performances from the two leads, but the lack of genuine humor renders it a simple star vehicle. 67/100 More at:… More