• 100
    Annie Get Your Gun is socko musical entertainment on film, just as it was on the Broadway stage. (Review of original release)
  • 80
    Village Voice
    Baritone Howard Keel makes an impressive Hollywood debut as Hutton's leading man. During the nonmusical scenes, Betty Hutton gives a crude and strident performance, exhausting to watch, but she belts out the songs with an appropriately rowdy energy.
  • 80
    Keith Phipps The A.V. Club
    Though the film suffers from Sidney's point-and-shoot approach to the Robert Alton-staged musical numbers, it's buoyed nicely by the songs themselves, a clever script, crisp Technicolor cinematography, and Hutton's spirited performance.
  • 70
    Jonathan Rosenbaum Chicago Reader
    It still holds up as splashy fun of a sort, if you can handle its sexual politics and its depictions of Native Americans.
  • 70
    TV Guide Magazine
    In a glove-fitting role, Hutton blasts her way on and off screen as the sharpshooting Annie Oakley Mozie. (Review of original release)