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Year
1934
Runtime
91 min.
Director
W.S. Van Dyke
Genres
Crime, Comedy, Mystery
Rating *
8.1
Votes *
20,197
Checks
5,712
Favs
611
Dislikes
30
Favs/checks
10.7% (1:9)
Favs/dislikes
20:1
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  1. Wise Jake's avatar

    Wise Jake

    Great movie, a real pleasure to watch. I really love movies that use a murder mystery as a Macguffin in order to showcase actors, relationships, and dialogue. William Powell and Myrna Loy are one of the greatest couples in cinematic history. 9 years 2 months ago
  2. Big A2's avatar

    Big A2

    My brain isn't very good with these sorts of movies; I can never keep track of everything that's happening. I did still enjoy it though. 7 years 9 months ago
  3. Andreas's avatar

    Andreas

    i Really wanted a drink when the film was over. 8 years 4 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #11 in Akira Kurosawa's A Dream Is a Genius
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  2. This movie ranks #13 in IMDb's 1930s Top 50
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  3. This movie ranks #32 in AFI's 100 Years...100 Laughs
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  4. This movie ranks #49 in Academy Award - Best Picture Nominees
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  5. This movie ranks #86 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  6. This movie ranks #147 in David Thomson's Have You Seen?
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  7. This movie ranks #206 in Roger Ebert's Great Movies
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  8. This movie ranks #214 in Library of Congress's National Film Registry
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  9. This movie ranks #419 in Doubling the Canon
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  10. This movie ranks #688 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films: 1001-2000
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  11. This movie ranks #720 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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  12. This movie ranks #833 in TSPDT's 1,000 Noir Films
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