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Kiss Me, Stupid! Review

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  • 4.0

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  • 40

    out of 100


    Wilder, usually a director of considerable flair and inventiveness (if not always impeccable taste), has not been able this time out to rise above a basically vulgar, as well as creatively delinquent, screenplay, and he has got at best only plodding help from two of his principals, Dean Martin and Kim Novak.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    Village Voice J. Hoberman

    A grimly suggestive and unexpectedly tender bedroom farce, Billy Wilder's Kiss Me, Stupid is a true film maudit.

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