The Thrill of It All
The Thrill of It All (1963)

This romantic comedy stars Doris Day and James Garner as a couple who undergo marital difficulties. The trouble starts after Day accepts a job appearing in commercials for her favorite soap and neglects her traditional caretaker role.

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Rated: G
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Release Date: February 4, 2003
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff
Variety

Ultimately it is in the design and engineering of cumulative sight gag situations that Thrill of It All excels.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

Another in a surprisingly good series of romantic comedies starring Doris Day from producers Ross Hunter and Martin Melcher.

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Time Out

Frothy romantic comedy with Garner taking over from Rock Hudson as Day's foil.

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Film4

Not exactly the most biting satire on gender roles/the power of advertising, but mildy amusing all the same.

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Bosley Crowther
New York Times

I don't want to give you the impression that The Thrill of It All is a great film. I just want to tell you it is loaded with good, clean American laughs.

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
Bruce Bruce
Doris Day made a lot of movies that were a lot better than people knew and so many of them went practically unnoticed. A prime example was the 1963 comedy THE… More
jay nixon
good jabs at advertising
Ken Stachnik
Cute, but not as amazing as I'd hoped coming from the pen of Carl Reiner and Larry Gelbart. However, the bubbles gag is hilarious.
Jennifer Xu
Oh my goodness, this is such an adorable, underrated movie! You wouldn't expect a wholesome Doris Day film to be this clever and refreshing. It addresses… More