A Double Life
A Double Life (1947)

Ronald Colman won an Academy Award for his portrayal of an off-the-beam actor in A Double Life. A beloved stage star, Anthony John (Colman), has problems with his private life due to his unpredictable outbursts of temper. This trait has… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 22, 2003
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

It was the role of a lifetime, for any actor, but Colman got it, and he nailed it. He won an Oscar and a Golden Globe, and he deserved them.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Ronald Colman won a Best Actor Oscar for his ornate and hammy performance as an obsessed matinee-idol stage actor cracking up before our eyes.

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Colman faz um belo trabalho como o perturbado ator que falha em separar realidade da ficção, mas Cukor e seus roteiristas se perde nos aspectos da produção que devem ao noir, tornando-a frágil e artificial.

Emanuel Levy

Cukor's first teaming with writers Ruth Gordon and Garson Kanin draws on the professional hazard of actors who fail to distinguish between their lives on stage and off; Ronald Colman won the Oscar for this part.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Subtle, well-directed drama.

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
An actor gets too involved in his roles and eventually looses himself in the role of Othello. Colman gives a great performance in this movie.
John Ballantine
Coleman allegedly pulls this one of his hat for an Oscar win at the end of his career but I wasn't terribly impressed. Silly at times.