Tootsie 1982

Critics score:
88 / 100

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Vincent Canby, New York Times: Tootsie restores the original meaning to the term 'situation comedy,' free of the pejorative associations that have accrued over the years because of the glut of awful ones on television. Read more

Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader: ...there are several solid laughs and some excellent supporting performances. Read more

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Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: It turns out to be a touching love story, after all -- so touching that you may be surprised how moved you are at the conclusion of this comedy. Read more

Richard Schickel, TIME Magazine: It is not just the best comedy of the year; it is popular art on the way to becoming cultural artifact. Read more

Geoff Andrew, Time Out: The tone is quick-witted and appealing, with some of the smartest dialogue this side of Billy Wilder... Read more

Todd McCarthy, Variety: Remarkably funny and entirely convincing... Read more