The Marrying Kind
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A master blend of comedy, domestic drama and sudden tragedy, The Marrying Kind remains one of the best collaborations between star Judy Holliday, screenwriters Garson Kanin and Ruth Gordon, and director George Cukor. The film begins at the end, with married couple Florence and Chet Keefer (Judy Holliday and Aldo Ray) seeking a divorce. Both parties state their cases before understanding judge Carroll (Madge Kennedy)--whereupon the story of their marriage unfolds in a series of revelatory flashbacks. After an amusing recap of their courtship days, the film details the many major and minor… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Frighteningly grim story."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"Immensely charming comedy-drama"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"The acting of Judy Holliday (for which the part was written) and Aldo Ray is good, but what starts as a comedy changes to a melodrama that uncharacteristically of Cukor's work is condescending to the little people."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"It never captured my imagination."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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