We open on Philadelphia socialite C.K. Dexter Haven (Cary Grant) as he's being tossed out of his palatial home by his wife, Tracy Lord (Katharine Hepburn). Adding insult to injury, Tracy breaks one of... read more
Directed by: George Cukor
Release Date: December 1, 1940
DVD Release Date: September 10, 1997
Stats: 2,881 reviews
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May 22, 2011
It's Katharine Hepburn's picture, but with as fetching a lineup of the talent as is to be found, she's got to fight every clever line of dialog all of the way to hold her lead. Pushing hard is little Virginia Weidler, the kid sister, who has as twinkly any eye with a fast quip as...
November 30, 2010
James Stuwart and Katharine Hepburn were magnifient to see on screen, their performance and the great screenplay made the whole movie, while Cary Grant and Ruth Hussey were amazing, too.
October 14, 2010
Generous helpings of drama, witty banter, and that powerful shade of romance that can only be explored in a time when innocence was key, and you had to work with hwat you had.
September 27, 2010
This is one of my favourite movies. It has a fantastic cast including Grant, Hepburn, and Stewart. The story is interesting, funny, witty, and dramatic. I highly recommend this movie.
May 1, 2010
This was a Great classic movie! Everyone is great in this movie Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, and James Stewart I think he is my favorite in this movie. A perfect romanic Dramadey. See it!
January 31, 2010
I think this is essentially where the dating game began. Three eligible bachelors, but only one will win the girl. It's got a perfect cast and equally perfect dialogue. I think it's actually one of the few times i've really remember James Stewart as a different character, he was ...
December 20, 2009
Funny and romantic.
June 25, 2009
What exactly does it mean when they say "They don't make 'em like that anymore"? Usually it's in reference to movies of the 30s, 40s and 50s, movies like "Casablanca", "The Maltese Falcon" or "The Philadelphia Story". This movie is, simply, one of the great comedies. The dialogu...
April 10, 2009
Watching three legends (Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant and Jimmy Stewart) "battle" onscreen is pure cinematic glory.
The fact that this "Philadelphia Story" is pretty funny is due, in large part, to the amazing trifecta of Grant-Hepburn-Stewart, each giving an impeccable perfo...
September 16, 2008
The Philadelphia Story, is one of my favorite MGM comedies of the 40's. A dream cast consisting of Katherine Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Stewart, Ruth Hussey and more. Have to love the studio system back in the day where they could get the best of the best in every role be a star ...
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