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Year
1937
Runtime
91 min.
Director
Leo McCarey
Genres
Drama, Romance
Rating *
8.3
Votes *
4,507
Checks
2,313
Favs
354
Dislikes
15
Favs/checks
15.3% (1:7)
Favs/dislikes
24:1
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  1. Jeckit's avatar

    Jeckit

    "It would make a stone cry" 5 years 11 months ago
  2. nowhereman887's avatar

    nowhereman887

    I watched this film, Ozu's "Tokyo Story", and 2008's "Cherry Blossoms" within a short period of time - all of them are related in subject matter and story and all of them are phenomenal. These films are required viewing for anyone who will grow old or anyone who has parents. 9 years 5 months ago
  3. TomServo's avatar

    TomServo

    This is one of my all-time favorites, easily in my Top 10 if somebody can even quantify such a thing. It's a testament to how much Leo McCarey cared about people that you're able to understand the viewpoint of every character in the film, even if you don't always sympathize with them. Even though it's an incredibly sad film, it's also a thing of beauty, something with a lot of love to give. The final act, when Bark and Lucy decide to "pretend there aren't any facts to face" and spend what might be their last few hours together revisiting their old honeymoon spots, is absolutely beautiful and, strange as it may seem, cements this as one of the greatest love stories in all of cinema. 4 years 3 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #6 in IMDb's 1930s Top 50
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  2. This movie ranks #6 in Top 100 Spiritually Significant Films
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  3. This movie ranks #25 in IMDb's Romance Top 50
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  4. This movie ranks #37 in IMDb's Comedy Top 50
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  5. This movie ranks #38 in Sight and Sound - 75 Hidden Gems
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  6. This movie ranks #106 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  7. This movie ranks #130 in iCheckMovies - Most Favorite
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  8. This movie ranks #149 in Masters Of Cinema
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  9. This movie ranks #179 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Films
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  10. This movie ranks #185 in Have You Seen? A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films
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  11. This movie ranks #319 in They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
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  12. This movie ranks #343 in Sight and Sound 2012 - Combined List
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  13. This movie ranks #365 in Roger Ebert: the great movies
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  14. This movie ranks #529 in The Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made
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  15. This movie ranks #553 in National Film Registry
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  16. This movie ranks #559 in The Criterion Collection
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