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Summary Arthur is a happy drunk with no pretensions at any ambition. He is also the heir to a vast fortune which he is told will only be his if he marries Susan. He does not love Susan, but she will make something of him the family expects. Arthur proposes but then meets a girl with no money who he could easily fall in love with.

Directed By: Steve Gordon

Written By: Steve Gordon

Arthur
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 12 Critic Reviews
69
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 16 User Ratings
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Summary Arthur is a happy drunk with no pretensions at any ambition. He is also the heir to a vast fortune which he is told will only be his if he marries Susan. He does not love Susan, but she will make something of him the family expects. Arthur proposes but then meets a girl with no money who he could easily fall in love with.

Directed By: Steve Gordon

Written By: Steve Gordon

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Production Company Orion Pictures, Jack Rollins & Charles H. Joffe Productions
Release Date Jul 17, 1981
Duration 1 h 37 m
Rating PG
Tagline Not everyone who drinks is a poet, some of us drink because we're not.
Golden Globes, USA
• 4 Wins & 5 Nominations
Academy Awards, USA
• 2 Wins & 4 Nominations
New York Film Critics Circle Awards
• 1 Win & 2 Nominations