The Awful Truth
Married couple Lucy and Jerry Warriner both suspect the other of cheating and find themselves in divorce court. Before their divorce becomes final, Jerry and Lucy Warriner both do their best to ruin each other's plans for remarriage, Jerry to haughty socialite Molly Lamont, she to oil-rich bumpkin Daniel Leeson.
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April 04, 2003 As pleasurable as anything a Hollywood studio and the star system ever produced.Read in Source
Decent Films Guide
February 10, 2006 One should be rooting for Cary Grant to get the girl, which means he ought to deserve her — and if that's more or less the case here, well, it's only because the girl turns out to be no great shakes either.Read in Source
June 24, 2006 Zappy, sophisticated screwball comedy with Grant and Dunne displaying perfect timing.Read in Source
November 09, 2006 One of the best screwball comedies (of remarriage) ever made, based on the astute mise-en-scene of director Leo McCarey (who won an Oscar) and superb turns from Cary Grant and Irene Dunne as the sparrying partners.Read in Source
Reel Film Reviews
April 10, 2007 ...has earned its reputation as one of the most effective screwball comedies from the 1930s.Read in Source
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 07, 2006 A smart screwball comedy from the 1930s that's given the Lubitsch touch by director Leo McCarey.Read in Source
New York Times
May 21, 2003 To be frank, The Awful Truth is awfully unimportant, but it is also one of the more laughable screen comedies of 1937, a fairly good vintage year.Read in Source
May 27, 2008 Leo McCarey's largely improvised 1937 film is one of the funniest of the screwball comedies, and also one of the most serious at heart.Read in Source
December 06, 2005 Its sophistication convinced the Academy that it was more than "just" a comedy and they awarded McCarey the Best Director OscarRead in Source
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Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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