Birdcage, The (1996)

Lists: Comedy, Farce, Remake or reboot

Brief Synopsis: "A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancé's right-wing moralistic parents."

Overall Ranking: 1329 (Rank from 1996: # 16)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 0%
Regular 75%
Half-Popped 25%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review
Rob from GuysFilmQuest80
David Baruffi80
Silver Screen Riot Matt Oakes78(full review)
Thomas Pollock60

People Involved

  • Robin Williams (Armand Goldman)
  • Gene Hackman (Sen. Kevin Keeley)
  • Nathan Lane (Albert Goldman)
  • Dianne Wiest (Louise Keeley)
  • Grant Heslov (National Enquirer Photographer)
  • Hank Azaria (Agador Spartacus)
  • Dan Futterman (Val Goldman)
  • Calista Flockhart (Barbara Keeley)
  • Christine Baranski (Katherine Archer)
  • Tom McGowan (Harry Radman)
  • Mike Nichols (Director)