Howard the Duck

Howard the Duck

Howard the Duck

Howard the cigar-smoking humanoid Duck stars in this live-action feature film. Stranded on planet Earth, Howard must find a way back to his planet before opportunistic scientists capture him. Directed by Willard Huyck, Oscar-nominated writer of American Graffiti and Indiana Jones and The Temple Of Doom.

1986Rating: PG110 minsUSA
ComedyScience Fiction
Director:
Willard Huyck ('Best Defense', 'French Postcards')
Cast:
Lea ThompsonJeffrey JonesTim RobbinsEd Gale

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Howard the Duck / Reviews

The Washington Post

The Washington Post

You get the vivid sensation that you're watching not a movie, but a pile of money being poured down the drain.

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Boston Globe

Boston Globe

Howard the Duck isn't a duck. It's a turkey, and not a golden turkey either.

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New York Daily News

New York Daily News

Is audience abuse a federal crime? If not, why not?

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Associated Press

Associated Press

With live actors and a star duck that is not terribly convincing, the film just doesn't make it.

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The Times

The Times

There must have been a terrible moment, many millions of collars into the production of Howard, when everyone realised it was not going to work either as comedy or thriller, as kid's stuff or sophisticated fore.

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The Age

The Age

This creature with a mobile bill, scrawny body, and with a voice like Humphrey Bogart proves irritating beyond belief.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

There are a few good jokes along the way, but the final effect is that we've been here rather too many times before.

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