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The Birdcage Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 4.0
    72

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    What makes Mike Nichols' version more than just a retread is good casting in the key roles, and a wicked screenplay by Elaine May.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Susan Wloszczyna

    Light as a feather. [8 March 1996, p.D1]

  • 88

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    The film is so boisterously entertaining that it's easy for the unsuspecting viewer not to realize that there's a message here.

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  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Enchantingly witty.

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