Breakfast at Tiffany's 1961

Critics score:
88 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

A.H. Weiler, New York Times: A completely unbelievable but wholly captivating flight into fancy composed of unequal dollops of comedy, romance, poignancy, funny colloquialisms and Manhattan's swankiest East Side areas captured in the loveliest of colors. Read more

Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader: This story of a party girl in love with a gigolo allows [director Blake] Edwards to create a very handsome film, with impeccable Technicolor photography by Franz Planer. Read more

Mark Bourne, ...the final scene, a tender sequence that you can sop up with a sponge, but if you aren't moved by it you probably stick kittens with pins. Read more

James Powers, Hollywood Reporter: An unusual love story, glamorous, sophisticated, with more than a touch of the bizarre. Read more

James Berardinelli, ReelViews: For those who considers themselves romantics, or for anyone who just enjoys a simple love story from time-to-time, Breakfast at Tiffany's offers a few simple pleasures. Read more

Cath Clarke, Time Out: It's as ditsy and delightful as ever - with charm enough to forgive it plenty. Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: Out of the elusive, but curiously intoxicating Truman Capote fiction, scenarist George Axelrod has developed a surprisingly moving film, touched up into a stunningly visual motion picture. Read more