Critic Reviews

73

Metascore

Based on 21 critic reviews provided by Metacritic.com
100
Astonishing, crazily delightful.
91
Entertainment Weekly
A warm embrace of tradition and boisterous, ethnographically rich local culture.
88
Miami Herald
One frenetic movie that doesn't know when to quit -- and leaves you wishing it could go on forever.
88
Baltimore Sun
The perfect film for anyone who finds the Keystone Cops a little too understated and I mean that as a compliment.
84
Mr. Showbiz
An explosive experience...and you have to love the movie's rabid energy and lust.
75
San Francisco Chronicle
This is not comfortable comedy.
75
Boston Globe
The gusto in the flying bullets, the fleeing lovers, and the flowing music will make you want to hang around until the party is over.
75
New York Post
(Kusturica) celebrates its gaudy humanity in a joyous picture that is his most lighthearted and amusing work to date.
70
A wild, endlessly inventive romp set in a post-war world so full of machine-guns and hand-grenades that people barely flinch when one or the other goes off.
50
New York Daily News
The slapstick is broad to the point of overkill.
50
Christian Science Monitor
Their shenanigans rarely run short of explosive energy.

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