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Ishtar

HD   PG-13 Closed Captioning

Elaine May

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About the Movie

Rogers and Clarke (Warren Beatty and Dustin Hoffman) are two inept songwriters, down on their luck and desperate for money. Taking the advice of their shifty agent, the duo are whisked off on a tour of the mystical republic of Ishtar. On their arrival, our heroes are separately recruited into spying for opposing sides of a planned revolution, while simultaneously vying for the attention of a gorgeous female freedom fighter (Isabelle Adjani). But Clarke and Rogers make worse spies than they do songwriters, and soon they're left stranded in the desert with only a blind camel and several CIA assassins for company.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews

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34%
  • Reviews Counted: 35
  • Fresh: 12
  • Rotten: 23
  • Average Rating: 4.0/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Rotten: Ishtar is a truly dreadful film, a lifeless, massive, lumbering exercise in failed comedy. – Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times, Jun 19, 2018

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Customer Reviews

If you loved Spies Like Us, Stripes, The Jerk, or The Three Amigos, you'll love Ishtar.

One of my all-time favorite movies, if not my favorite comedy. Critics hated it. It's quirky, sort of weird, a little jarring, and drags along at times, but for all those that say it is the "worst film of all time", I have to say you simply don't "get it". It's fun, maybe a little insensitive to the post-90's audience, but if you loved Spies Like Us, Stripes, The Jerk, Groundhog Day, What About Bob, or The Three Amigos, you'll probably love Ishtar.

Ishtar
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  • $12.99
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Released: 1987

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