The Birdcage

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Movie Info & Cast

Synopsis

A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancée's right-wing moralistic parents.

Cast

  • Robin Williams
  • Gene Hackman
  • Nathan Lane
  • Dianne Wiest
  • Hank Azaria
  • Christine Baranski
  • Dan Futterman
  • Calista Flockhart
  • Tom McGowan

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Metacritic

75

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

Metacritic review by Roger Ebert
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
80

Everyone will be tickled pink by this sleek Mike Nichols remake.

Metacritic review by David Ansen
David Ansen
Newsweek
88

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

Metacritic review by James Berardinelli
James Berardinelli
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