Rank: 22/100 in Top 100 Films Films

The Philadelphia Story is a 1940 American romantic comedy film directed by George Cukor and starring Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn. It is considered one of the best examples of a comedy of remarriage, a genre popular in the 1930s and 1940s, in which a couple divorce, flirt with outsiders and then remarry.

Movie Synopsis:

Philadelphia heiress Tracy Lord throws out her playboy husband C.K. Dexter Haven shortly after their marriage. Two years later, Tracy is about to marry respectable George Kittredge whilst Dexter has been working for “Spy” magazine. Dexter arrives at the Lord mansion the day before the wedding with journalist Mike Connor and photographer Liz Imbrie, determined to spoil things.

Movie details:

  • Original Title: The Philadelphia Story
  • Original Language: en
  • Studio:¬†Warner Bros.
  • Director: George Cukor
  • Actors: John Howard
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Running Time: 112
  • Release Date: 1940-12-05
  • Vote Average: 7.7
  • Popularity: 9.508989
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Type: Amazon Video
  • Product Group: Movie
  • Running Time: 112

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