Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) | Release Date: January 12, 1940 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
96
METASCORE
Universal acclaim based on 15 Critic Reviews
Positive:
15
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0
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100
The onscreen chemistry between James Stewart and Margaret Sullivan was the stuff of legend, never better displayed than in this Ernst Lubitsch romantic charmer. [03 Apr 2020, p.E1]
100
Close to perfection--one of the most beautifully acted and paced romantic comedies ever made in this country.
100
Samson Raphaelson's marvel of a script unfolds in six sequences that rise and fall with the surprising weight of mini-lifetimes; under Lubitsch's tart-tender direction, the emotionally transparent Stewart and the electric, conflicted Sullivan create an immortal comic courtship. [13 Feb 2004]