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At the Movies 

Siskel & Ebert & the Movies (original title)
Chicago critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert rate new movies with a thumbs up, or a thumbs down.
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Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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At the Movies (1982–1986)
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The show that made Siskel and Ebert famous. These two Chicago-based movie critics sit around and review movies, giving either "Thumbs up" or "Thumbs down." Noted for the good-natured ... See full summary »

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Sneak Previews (1975–1996)
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Roger Ebert ...  Himself - Host / ... 953 episodes, 1986-2010
Gene Siskel ...  Himself - Host 584 episodes, 1986-2010
Richard Roeper ...  Himself - Host / ... 407 episodes, 2000-2010
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Film critics Michael Phillips of the Chicago Tribune and A.O. Scott of the New York Times give their opinions on the latest new releases. The films are reviewed with the classifications 'See It', 'Skip It', or 'Rent It'. They also make suggestions as to excellent films they recommend for renting on video. Written by Joe Fiore

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 September 1986 (USA) See more »

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Ebert & Roeper and the Movies See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert flipped a coin to determine whose name was first in the title. They originally planned to switch the order of their names every two years. The title became so well-known that they decided not to change it. See more »

Quotes

Roger Ebert: [reviewing "I Still Know What You Did Last Summer"] Yeah, that's the ole reliable scene where a perfectly innocent person does a completely insane thing and is mistaken by somebody who is scared out of her wits to begin with. That's the best friend and roommate in the closet, now why didn't she turn on the lights where she came into the apartment where she lived? Why did she make creeky noises? Why did she hide in the closet when she knows that her best friend has been terrified of slashers for ...
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Gene, you will be missed
22 February 1999 | by SKG-2See all my reviews

I write this two days after the death of co-host Gene Siskel, and somehow, it doesn't quite seem real yet. I've been watching the show religiously since 1990. In addition to getting to see clips from a movie, and being able to check my opinion next to two critics I respected, it also made good television. Gene was well-known as a basketball fan (the Chicago Bulls in particular), and watching the show was like watching a half-hour one-on-one game every week, though since the movies always changed, it rarely got boring, and while they probably agreed more than they disagreed, the creative tension between them was healthy and made for a dynamic show, considering it's just two guys talking about movies.

Although I probably agreed with Roger more, I identified with Gene more, because he always let you know where he stood, whereas Roger was more objective. And while some may have sniped about him and Roger making appearances on talk shows like Jay Leno and David Letterman, I always thought it was good that he understood that while movies were worth taking seriously, as well as writing about them, there was nothing wrong with having fun with yourself. I'm sure Gene would want people to still watch the show, so I will, but I will certainly miss him.


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