Top Hat 1935

Critics score:
100 / 100

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Andre Sennwald, New York Times: All the minor players are such skilled comedians that they are able to extract merriment from this none too original comedy of errors. Read more

Don Druker, Chicago Reader: This 1935 musical finds Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers at the top of their form. Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: Because we are bound by gravity and the limitations of our bodies, because we live in a world where the news is often bad and the prospects disturbing, there is a need for another world somewhere, a world where Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers live. Read more

TIME Magazine: Finally, thanks more to Fred Astaire than any other single influence, the character of musicomedy in the cinema has now completely changed. Read more

Tom Milne, Time Out: The third Astaire-Rogers movie and one of the best. Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: This one can't miss and the reasons are three -- Fred Astaire, Irving Berlin's 11 songs and sufficient comedy between numbers to hold the film together. Read more