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Year
1939
Runtime
94 min.
Director
Mitchell Leisen
Genres
Romance, Comedy
Rating *
8.0
Votes *
3,943
Checks
965
Favs
102
Dislikes
6
Favs/checks
10.6% (1:9)
Favs/dislikes
17:1
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  1. Virtual Virago's avatar

    Virtual Virago

    Hilarious performance by Barrymore - the telephone scene left us howling with laughter. Ameche and Colbert are great together. 8 years ago
  2. Siskoid's avatar

    Siskoid

    1939's Midnight is a screwball comedy starring Claudette Colbert as a showgirl who almost by accident, is mistaken for a member of Parisian high society. She goes with it, and is roped into trying to break up a love affair by her secret benefactor (John Barrymore). Don Ameche is the cab driver who falls for her, but is outraged at her behavior. This crazy set-up leads to several amusing set pieces before Colbert needs to turn back into a pumpkin, as it were. Midnight has a Billy Wilder screenplay, so the dialogue is quick, witty and honest. I do think it ends a bit abruptly, but if it's missing a shot, maybe it's just a single on to take us out on. 1 year 6 months ago
  3. tommy_leazaq's avatar

    tommy_leazaq

    Colbert is queen of screwball comedy.. 4 years 4 months ago
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In 6 official lists

  1. This movie ranks #35 in IMDb's 1930s Top 50
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    IMDb's 1930s Top 50

    35
  2. This movie ranks #217 in Have You Seen? A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films
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  3. This movie ranks #286 in Doubling the Canon
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  4. This movie ranks #559 in The Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made
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  5. This movie ranks #628 in National Film Registry
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  6. This movie ranks #966 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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