They Might Be Giants
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- ORIGINAL ASPECT RATIO - 1.85:1
- Rated: G
- Run Time: 1 hours, 27 minutes
- Video: Color
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Released: March 16, 2015
- Originally Released: 1971
- Label: Universal Studios
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||George C. Scott & Joanne Woodward|
|Performer:||Jack Gilford, Rue McClanahan, Ron Weyand, Oliver Clark, Theresa Merritt, James Tolkan, Kitty Winn, Sudie Bond & F. Murray Abraham|
|Directed by||Anthony Harvey|
|Edited by||Jerry Greenberg|
|Screenplay by||James Goldman|
|Composition by||John Barry|
|Produced by||John Foreman|
|Director of Photography:||Victor J. Kemper|
Rating: 2.5/4 -- Stellar performances by Scott and Woodward, but it eventually gets smothered by its ever-escalating whimsy. Full Review
The pretense cannot mask the film's pusillanimous ideas. Full Review
Rating: 3/4 -- Its humor and emotions are subtle, and the exterior of the film is a quite bizarre mix of sometimes disparate elements Full Review
Q Network Film Desk
Rating: 4/5 -- Comédia romântica que se torna fascinante graças à sua galeria de personagens insanos, ao desempenho dos protagonistas e à curiosa mensagem sobre a busca da felicidade através do não-conformismo às convenções da sociedade.
Cinema em Cena
Rating: 5/5 -- For dark-edged whimsy and charm, few films are better. Full Review
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
Rating: 7/10 -- Madness may, indeed, make giants of us all.
Rating: 50/100 -- Scott acts like a nut, Woodward gushes for no apparent reason.
Description by OLDIES.com:
Justin Playfair (George C. Scott), a retired judge who believes he is Sherlock Holmes, is committed by his brother and sister-in-law who think he's delusional. He is put under the care of Dr. Mildred Watson (Joanne Woodward) who, to her own amazement, finds there is something very real in Justin's beliefs. The unlikely pair take to the streets of Manhattan on an adventure of a lifetime seeking out the detective's arch-enemy.