Around the World in Eighty Days 1956

Critics score:
74 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Bosley Crowther, New York Times: Is the whole thing too exhausting? It's a question of how much you can take. We not only took it but found it most amusing. Read more

Kate Cameron, New York Daily News: An eye-filling travelogue, an exciting adventure and a very funny film. Read more

Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader: Proof that you can buy an Academy Award. Read more

TIME Magazine: The wonder is that this Polyphemus of productions does not simply collapse of its own overweight; but, thanks principally to Showman Todd, the picture skips along with an amazing lightness. Read more

Tom Milne, Time Out: An interminable travelogue interspersed with sketches in which star-spotting affords some relief. Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: With a smash lineup of stars in major and minor parts, Todd has turned out a surefire hit. Read more