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Year
1936
Runtime
113 min.
Director
James Whale
Genres
Drama, Romance, Comedy, Musical
Rating *
7.6
Votes *
2,252
Checks
1,595
Favs
59
Dislikes
11
Favs/checks
3.7% (1:27)
Favs/dislikes
5:1
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  1. LiquidSplitter's avatar

    LiquidSplitter

    A dull narrative of people's lives revolving around the operations of a show boat...Time passes, things change & I couldn't care less about any of it. What's more, for nearly 2 hours it doesn't seem to give you even 5 minutes of breathing time before it breaks out once again into an unwanted song. It was a relief when it was all finally over. 8 months ago
  2. dpka's avatar

    dpka

    Just Paul Robeson and "Old Man River". 10 months ago
  3. John Milton's avatar

    John Milton

    Not to be confused with Show boat (1951). 1 year 7 months ago
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In 7 official lists

  1. This movie ranks #80 in 100 Musicals (BFI Screen Guide)
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  2. This movie ranks #116 in The British Film Institute: 360 Classics
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    116
  3. This movie ranks #175 in Have You Seen? A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films
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  4. This movie ranks #176 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Films
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    176
  5. This movie ranks #189 in National Film Registry
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  6. This movie ranks #211 in 501 Must See Movies
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  7. This movie ranks #789 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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