Bringing Up Baby 1938

Critics score:
95 / 100

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Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out: A perfect example of why directors (and even us brilliant professional critics) can often be completely in the dark about what works. Read more

Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader: Though it's almost impossible, try to sit back sometime and enjoy this 1938 Howard Hawks masterpiece not only for its gags, but for the grace of its construction, the assurance of its style, and the richness of its themes. Read more

Richard Brody, New Yorker: The enduring fascination of this 1938 screwball comedy is due to much more than its uproarious gags. Read more

Frank S. Nugent, New York Times: If you've never been to the movies, Bringing Up Baby will be all new to you -- a zany-ridden product of the goofy farce school. But who hasn't been to the movies? Read more

Geoff Andrew, Time Out: One of the finest screwball comedies ever. Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: There is little rhyme or reason to most of the action, but it's all highly palatable. Read more