Desperately Seeking Susan 1985

Critics score:
87 / 100

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Janet Maslin, New York Times: Read more

Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader: The film acquires a pleasant, syncopated rhythm as it bounces from one unlikely event to another. Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: It has its moments, and many of them involve the different kinds of special appeal that Arquette and Madonna are able to generate. Read more

Time Out: Even if the plotting (a mistaken identity farce involving that old chestnut, amnesia brought on by a bump to the head) is square as a square peg. Madonna has never found a better fit than the role of Susan. Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: All of this is cause for consistent smiling and a few outright laughs, without ever building to complete comedy. Read more