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A Fish Called Wanda

R In Theaters 07/15/1988 , 98min.
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September 24, 2009
This movie is, quite simply, one of the funniest films ever made. Kevin Kline manages to create a character who is, at the same time, hilariously funny, dispicably rotten and outrageously stupid and then makes you LIKE the guy in spite of yourself. The "chemistry" between his character and Jamie Lee Curtis' equally rotten and equally likeable sexpot partner in crime is absolutely

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Curtis steals the show with her keen sense of comic timing and sneaky little grins and asides. Full Review
Dave Kehr
Chicago Tribune
Contains some gaspingly funny moments. [29 July 1988, Friday, p.A] Full Review
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
It'll keep you amused enough to sit still and even remember it fondly. Full Review
Hal Erickson
Rolling Stone
If it is indeed possible for a film to be both stylish and tasteless, then A Fish Called Wanda certainly fills the bill. Full Review
James Berardinelli
One of the best-constructed, funniest, and most clever comedies to grace motion picture screens in recent years. It's outrageous, offensive, and even a little sick -- and all the more enjoyable because of it. Full Review

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