Yankee Doodle Dandy 1942

Critics score:
91 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Bosley Crowther, New York Times: You will find as warm and delightful a musical picture as has hit the screen in years, a corking good entertainment and as affectionate, if not as accurate, a film biography as has ever -- yes, ever -- been made. Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: The greatness of the film resides entirely in the Cagney performance. Read more

Geoff Andrew, Time Out: Raucous, vulgar, over long. Read more

Variety: Yankee Doodle Dandy is rah-rah, no matter how you slice it. Read more

Abel Green, Variety: Read more