Brilliant. Wyler rules.
In this highly acclaimed adaptation of Sinclair Lewis's novel, Walter Huston plays Sam Dodsworth, a good-hearted, middle-aged man who runs an auto manufacturing firm. His wife Fran (Ruth Chatterton) i... read more
DVD Release Date: December 11, 2001
Stats: 113 reviews
Flixster Reviews (113)
July 7, 2007
September 15, 2010
Drama fans may enjoy this, but I wasn't into it. It was boring, I didn't care about the characters, and the story didn't interest me either. Other than that, the movie itself isn't bad.
August 1, 2013fb721890245
Walter Huston is great in his interpretation of Dodsworth and how a good man eventually becomes undone.
December 21, 2009
What a great film. A forgotten film that I think everyone should see if they have not. Walter Huston is one of the great forgotten actors, and this performance was way ahead of its time. In 1936 for an actor to give such a real performance with such true emotion is amazing to wat...
October 21, 2009
Great Movie! A timeless film with a great script and flawless acting. Walter Huston is the King! The acting style and shots in the film are way ahead of their time. It may get a higher rating with more viewings. Great flix! See It! UPDATE: I was right.It only got better with a se...
November 23, 2008
this film is based on a sidney howard adaptation of the sinclair lewis novel. while it's mostly about a retired magnate and his restless wife, for me it's a great story about the perils of romantic folly. it also is a great testament to finding true love at an age where society...
November 1, 2007
Maybe I'm missing something, and I must be judging by the raves by the other reviewers, but I just couldn't get into this movie. Mostly it was the relationship between Mr. and Mrs. Dodsworth. None of it gelled. I knew as soon as she accused David Niven of assaulting her, and Dods...
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