Columbia Pictures | Release Date: May 15, 1987 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
52
METASCORE
Mixed or average reviews based on 16 Critics
Positive:
7
Mixed:
6
Negative:
3
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80
A smart, generous, genuinely funny affair. Sometimes, like the camel who almost ambles away with the picture, it's longish in the tooth, but it is based on an extremely astute vision of life. [15 May 1987]
75
Ishtar is a good movie, but you can't help but wonder if, lurking somewhere in those cans of outtakes, there isn't a great movie, too. [15 May 1987]
70
Reasonably genial and diverting. [18 May 1987]