Where's Poppa?
Where's Poppa? (1970)

Director Carl Reiner, most closely associated with the homey values of situation comedies, shocked, surprised, and (in some cases) delighted his admirers with the jet-black comedy Where's Poppa?. George Segal plays Gordon Hocheiser, a… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 1970
DVD Release Date: December 3, 2002
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Critic Score: 82% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Go if you want to laugh and like being offended.

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Risky Freudian punchlines

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a promising setup that's employed to progressively erratic (and downright tedious) effect...

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Dennis Schwartz
Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews

It's the Mother of all Jewish-mother joke films.

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John Mahoney
Los Angeles Free Press

Perhaps Carl Reiner, who directed this latrine etching, hoped to show in some black comedy fashion the tragedy of the aged?

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Jon Popick
Planet S Magazine

It's a shame, but you'd never be able to make a film like Where's Poppa? in today's stifling climate of uptight political correctness.

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Aj V
An insane black comedy that pushed the envelope even in 1970. It's really hilarious, but a bit shocking at the same time. Gordon and Segal are great… More
Christopher Brown
One of the first comedies to truly revel in bad taste. Prepare to laugh at rape, incest, hippies, defecation and attempted murder. Segal plays the ultimate… More
jd cryptic
A deranged comedy, with some deranged characters, that will have you laughing at it's deranged stupidity. "Gordon, as the widowed mother, is in… More
Anthony Valletta
For those who like their comedies sick and twisted.