Date of ... "Funny Girl" is lopsided; good when Barbra's there, transcendent during her best numbers ("Don't Rain On My Parade," "My Man" and a roller-skating sequence), and curiously flat the rest of the time, as if everyone were waiting until she got back. Funny Girl (1968) "People who see FUNNY GIRL are the luckiest people in the world!" TMDb Score. 73.
The life of Fanny Brice, famed comedienne and entertainer of the early 1900s. We see her rise to fame as a Ziegfeld girl, subsequent career, and her personal life, particularly her relationship with Nick Arnstein. Funny Girl is a 1968 American biographical musical comedy-drama film directed by William Wyler.The screenplay by Isobel Lennart was adapted from her book for the stage musical of the same name.It is loosely based on the life and career of Broadway and film star and comedian Fanny Brice and her stormy relationship with entrepreneur and gambler Nicky Arnstein. Directed by Robert Delamere.