San Francisco
San Francisco (1936)

Set against the backdrop of the great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, San Francisco centers on a romance between a saloon owner and an opera singer. The film includes footage of the infamous 1906 earthquake. San Francisco has also been… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 20, 2006
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

A huge blockbuster, this MGM melodrama is mostly known for its ten-minute recreation of the 1906 Earthquake, but it also has an emotionally engaging story and is extremely well-acted by Gable, Tracy, and Jeanette MacDonald, who sings the famous song.

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Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Gable, Tracy, McDonald singing - and an earthquake. Who could ask for anything more? A typical MGM extravaganza.

John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

..a big, brawling, boisterous, sentimental, touching, inspiring, thoroughly entertaining motion picture.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Engagingly silly epic with soap opera story.

Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Dated but classy MGM spectacular.

Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

The most interesting thing about this film was its phenomenal re-enactment of the San Francisco earthquake.

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
Rico Zamora
This is a pretty remarkable achievement as far as disaster films are concerned. It actually has an engaging story that doesn't necessarily revolve around… More
John Ballantine
San Francisco has the firepower (or should that be the earthquake power) of a very strong lineup. It was the 30s version of the blockbuster and similar to… More
Mark Hobin
Classic MGM spectacle is highlighted by remarkable re-enactment of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. What's more, this romantic drama includes an… More
jay nixon
good earthquake reenactment but the rest is pure melodrama