The Magnificent Dope
The Magnificent Dope (1942)

In order to be permitted to appear in "prestige" items like Grapes of Wrath and The Ox-Bow Incident, Henry Fonda had to agree to appear in such inconsequential fluff as The Magnificent Dope. On its own terms, however, this gentle… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: July 3, 1942
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's a dopey Capraesque comedy that is anything but magnificent.

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Sempre o sujeito de bom caráter, Fonda cativa o espectador - mas a ingenuidade excessiva do filme acaba datando a produção.

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jay nixon
Minor comedy in Fonda's career but a pleasing jaunty one.
Kevin M. Williams
In a heavy handed bit of populist pandering the reliable Henry Fonda plays a small town chap unimpressed with big city ways and given to "common sense… More