Lots of laughs and great songs have made this all-time favorite based on the hit Broadway show one of the most memorable musicals of all time. When rock star and teenage heart-throb Conrad Birdie gets drafted, the nation's teenagers go haywire and Conrad's manager, Albert (Dick Van Dyke), faces unemployment. So Albert and his girlfriend (Janet Leigh) organize a nationwide contest in which one lucky girl wins a farewell kiss from Conrad on the Ed Sullivan Show. Kim McAfee (Ann-Margret) turns outto be the lucky teenager and Conrad's whole entourage moves into her quiet, Midwestern home much tothe chagrin of her ever irritable father (Paul Lynde) and her jealous boyfriend (Bobby Rydell). Theresult is chaos and a series of hilarious romantic complications.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5

128 Ratings

128 Ratings

92% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 6.8/10
  • Fresh 24
  • Rotten 2

Critics Consensus: A poppy satire on pop music, Bye Bye Birdie is silly, light, and very, very pink.

9+ COMMON SENSE

Fun but dated musical will appeal to parents more than kids.

Information

Studio
Sony Pictures
Genre
Musicals
Released
Copyright
© 1963, renewed 1991 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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