Universal Pictures | Release Date: March 25, 1988 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Generally favorable reviews based on 15 Critics
Positive:
9
Mixed:
5
Negative:
1
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Biloxi Blues is sweet, nostalgic and readily forgettable. But it is entertaining. And in this case, that's all that is required. [25 Mar 1988, p.7]
63
It's little more than an amiable exercise in nostalgia, but it's nicely performed and handsome to look at. [25 Mar 1988, p.C1]
50
Army life sugar-coated in self-serving memoir. [25 Mar 1988]
50
Simon shies away from the more interesting implications of his own growth in favor of ingratiating his audience. This weakens the movie versions even more than the original plays. [04 Apr 1988, p.72A]