The Philadelphia Story (1940)

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Directed By George Cukor Starring Cary Grant  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  James Stewart  •  Ruth Hussey  •  John Howard Genres Based-on-Theatre  •  Comedy  •  Romance  •  Romantic Comedy  •  Screwball Comedy  •  Sophisticated Comedy Studios &
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Academy Award Nominated  •  The Criterion Collection  •  National Film Registry  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Laughs  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Passions  •  Academy Award Best Picture Nominated  •  They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?  •  1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies 10th Anniversary Edition  •  Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay Winning  •  Time Out: London's 100 Best Romantic Movies  •  Time Out: New York's 100 Best Movies of All Time  •  Writers Guild of America's 101 Funniest Screenplays  •  Writers Guild of America's 101 Greatest Screenplays
Release Info December 26, 1940
B&W  •  112 minutes NR Rated NR
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Celldweller7

Celldweller7 on 12/28/2016 Reply  · 

While I like all of the stars, I was not particularly looking forward to this. However, I was very mistaken. I found myself increasingly intrigued with each slight twist and turn of this charming story.

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hambone88

hambone88 on 2/11/2017 Reply  · 

Great diolouge in this film, Carey Grant and Jimmy Stewart were fantastic. But the movie is extremely dated, it's age definitely shows.

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LittleSocrates

LittleSocrates on 5/24/2018 Reply  · 

this is the best movie of the 1940s

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