Singin' in the Rain 1952

Critics score:
100 / 100

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John Monaghan, Detroit Free Press: A rare musical whose story -- scripted by Betty Comden and Adolph Green -- is just as good as the songs. Read more

Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader: One of the shining glories of the American musical. Read more

Mark Bourne, ...this one's the Taj Mahal, Armstrong's footprint on the moon, the 2001 Arizona-New York World Series, the Clash's London Calling, and the perfect foamy head on an expertly poured Guinness. Read more

Jane Sumner, Dallas Morning News: Fifty years later, it's still a delight with everybody working at the top of his or her game. Read more

Wanda Hale, New York Daily News: Singin' in the Rain is another mighty fine MGM Technicolor musical comedy produced by Arthur Freed whose An American in Paris copped seven Academy awards last week. Read more

James Berardinelli, ReelViews: Watching Singin' in the Rain is an exuberant, magical experience -- a journey deep into the heart of feel-good territory. Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: There is no movie musical more fun than Singin' in the Rain, and few that remain as fresh over the years. Read more

Stephen Garrett, Time Out: If you've never seen it and don't, you're bonkers. Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: A fancy package of musical entertainment with wide appeal and bright grossing prospects. Read more

Jessica Winter, Village Voice: The ultimate nostalgic source text is itself a pomo homage to a lost moment. Read more