Little Shop of Horrors Synopsis
A flower-shop clerk (Rick Moranis) feeds people to his alien talking plant.
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San Francisco Chronicle

Little Shop of Horrors is consistently amusing and churns with non-stop musical momentum, plus a few old-time Disney touches. This time,...
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100

Washington Post

By Rita Kempley
The Little Shop of Horrors is a thoroughly original adaptation, if that's possible. With its toe-tapping cadences, its class cast and its...
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90

Wall Street Journal

By Julie Salamon
This musical about a plant that craves blood has a smart and snappy score -- and Steve Martin in a hilarious bit as a dentist who gives...
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90

Los Angeles Times

By Michael Wilmington
A lot of this horrific Little Shop is not only sweet, melodic, funny and oddly idealistic, it's even, well, tasty. [19 Dec 1986, p.1]
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88

Chicago Tribune

By Gene Siskel
The songs are joyful, and the plant is a foul-mouthed wonder when it begins to talk. Director Frank Oz deserves credit for staging a...
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This is the kind of movie that cults are made of, and after Little Shop finishes its first run, I wouldn't be at all surprised to see it...
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88

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
This is the kind of charming motion picture that can be viewed repeatedly without ever wearing out its welcome. With several triumphant...
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75

TV Guide

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Although an impressive technical achievement, the film itself is a rather overblown and overhyped affair--which, for all its expensive...
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63

Boston Globe

Obviously, it wasn't the plot that has given Little Shop such a long life. In the case of this film, it's the music, the sets and the comic...
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Empire

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Some of the slower tunes tend to grind but the sort of musical/ retro irony is still amusing in places. Not if you don't like dentists...
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LITTLE SHOP = Huge Entertainment!!

By lugubriousthespian
Frank Oz's wonderfully vivid screen adaptation of the very popular Off Broadway musical LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS which was inspired by the cult classic of the same name by legendary schlock-Meister...

See the old version

By MongrolMan
Sorry Rick Moranis, but you can't cut it on this one. I LOVE the story, but it was accomplished fully in the older black and white version. See that one instead. Hilarious!...

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Rated PG-13
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 12 & under Comic book creepiness, jazzy tunes, and fab cast.
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