Barbarella 1968

Critics score:
73 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Renata Adler, New York Times: Throughout the movie, there is the assumption that just mentioning a thing (sex, politics, religion) makes it funny and that mentioning it in some offensive context makes it funnier. Read more

Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader: The film is ugly on so many levels -- from art direction to human values -- that it's hard to know where to begin. Read more

Edward Guthmann, San Francisco Chronicle: Fonda looks sensational and glides through this romp like a dazed, ripe-to-the- touch innocent. Read more

Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune: It's fun in a 'What were they smoking?' kind of way. Read more

Time Out: Terry Southern's dialogue occasionally sparkles, and the imaginative designs, as shot by Claude Renoir, look really splendid. Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: Despite a certain amount of production dash and polish and a few silly-funny lines of dialog, Barbarella isn't very much of a film. Read more