The Comedians 1967

Critics score:
27 / 100

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Bosley Crowther, New York Times: It is conventional and obvious, indeed, and is rendered no better or more beguiling by some rather superfluous additions of amorous scenes. Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: The movie tries to be serious and politically significant, and succeeds only in being tedious and pompous. Read more

TIME Magazine: At such moments of transcendent drama -- and there are enough to make it worthwhile -- The Comedians is easily forgiven its other sins. Read more

Geoff Andrew, Time Out: A sadly inept adaptation of Graham Greene's novel. Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: A plodding, low-key, and eventually tedious melodrama. Read more