Victor Victoria
Victor Victoria (1982)

On the verge of starvation in 1930s Paris, erstwhile entertainer Julie Andrews is rescued by gay cabaret performer Robert Preston. What Julie needs to succeed, opines Preston, is a gimmick. So, Andrews becomes a male impersonator,… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 16, 1982
DVD Release Date: April 4, 2000
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Critic Score: 96% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Driven by a fantastic lead turn from Julie Andrews, Blake Edwards' musical gender-bender is sharp, funny and all-round entertaining.

Variety Staff

Victor/Victoria is a sparkling, ultra-sophisticated entertainment from Blake Edwards.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

Victor/Victoria is so good, so exhilarating, that the only depressing thing about it is the suspicion that Mr. Edwards is going to have a terrible time trying to top it.

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Robert Preston is marvelous.

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Time Out

Don't miss this one. It sends sparks.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

Blake Edwards's 1982 sex comedy has the most beautiful range of tones of any American film of its period: it is a work of dry wit, high slapstick, black despair, romantic warmth, and penetrating intelligence.

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TV Guide

A musical boudoir farce, captivating at times, infuriating at others.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Not only a funny movie, but, unexpectedly, a warm and friendly one.

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Renee Schonfeld
Common Sense Media

Gender-bending musical farce; sexual content, profanity.

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David Parkinson
Empire Magazine

Edwards odd reworking of his orginal German-language film garnered awards at the time but hasn't aged well.

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Flixster Audience Score: 85% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
Blake Edwards creates an audacious comedy/musical that defies conventions and finds a perfect balance between slapstick and sophisticated humor. Full review on… More
Tom Ericksen
Talking about our Beloved Julie Andrews, playing a man that is playing a woman --- She was awesome
Christian C
Exceptionally enjoyable singing by Andrews. Wonderful presence by Preston and Andrews. Great, Oscar award winning music. Remarkably affirming attitudes for… More
Mason Williams
Victor/Victoria has to be one of my favs of Julie Andrews. Julie Andrews plays a lady whom is down on her luck in France. She partners up with a man (Robert… More
Jim Hunter
A woman impersonating a man impersonating a woman falls for a gangster in Paris of 1934. This film is not only delightful entertainment, there's also a… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
Fun comedy musical with Julie Andrews and James Garner!

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