To Be or Not to Be

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DVD Details

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 39 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: July 19, 2016
  • Originally Released: 1942
  • Label: Reel Vault

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Entertainment Reviews:

Certified Fresh98%

Total Count: 46


User Ratings: 5,977
Rating: 3/5 -- Classic '40s anti-Nazi comedy has some violence. Full Review
Common Sense Media
Jun 27, 2017
Although seemingly played for laughs, there is a depth and multilayered meaning to much of the action and dialogue that led an audience newly involved to consider what part they might play in a world at war. Full Review
Cinema Siren
Jul 24, 2019
Rating: A+ -- To Be or Not to Be (1942) is Berlin Germany-born director Ernst Lubitsch's sophisticated screwball masterpiece, with satirical comedy, romance, and suspense. The controversial anti-war comedy about espionage and politics from producer Alexander Korda Full Review
AMC Filmsite
Sep 29, 2019
To say it is callous and macabre is understating the case. Full Review
New York Times
May 20, 2003
It's certainly one of the finest comedies ever to come out of Paramount. Full Review
Time Out
Jun 24, 2006
Ernst Lubitsch's picture is remarkably graceful, humane, and sidesplitting.
Aug 1, 2006
Terribly funny. Full Review
Jan 1, 2000

Product Description:

A classic black comedy set in wartime Poland which deals with the members of an acting troupe who inadvertently become involved in the war effort. Academy Award Nominations: Best Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedic Picture.


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  • UPC: 644827775125
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