100

TV Guide

One of the great New York films, swathing the city in a layers of dewy love and glossy chic. [Review of re-release]
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90

Variety

Out of the elusive, but curiously intoxicating Truman Capote fiction, scenarist George Axelrod has developed a surprisingly moving film, touched up into a stunningly visual motion picture.
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80

Empire

By Emma Cochrane
Audrey Hepburn is delicious as Holly and the Henry Mancini score is in the class of elite soundtracks. [Review of re-release]
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80

The New York Times

Like that storied novella by Truman Capote from which it stems, it is a completely unbelievable but wholly captivating flight into fancy composed of unequal dollops of comedy, romance, poignancy, funny colloquialisms and Manhattan's swankiest East Side areas captured in the loveliest of colors.
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78

Austin Chronicle

By Marjorie Baumgarten
Hepburn brings Truman Capote's Holly Golightly to vivid life. [Review of re-release]
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60

Chicago Reader

By Dave Kehr
This story of a party girl (Audrey Hepburn) in love with a gigolo (George Peppard) allows Edwards to create a very handsome film, with impeccable Technicolor photography by Franz Planer. [Review of re-release]
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76 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
Metascore® based on all critic reviews. Scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.