The Unsinkable Molly Brown
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Molly Brown (Debbie Reynolds) is a young woman from a backwoods mining town in Colorado. Luckily for her, her husband Johnny (Harve Presnell) strikes silver and makes a load of money shortly after their marriage. Now, suddenly a member of Denver's upper-crust, Molly is determined--obsessed, really--to find acceptance with the superficial society folk. When she is snubbed for her unrefined character, Molly proceeds to Europe and wrangles some royal friends into visiting her in Denver--solidifying her role with the Denver elite. Her chummy relationship with a handsome prince causes some… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 71%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Debbie Reynolds received her only Oscar nomination for playing the title role of this artistically mediocre but commercially popular musical comedy about the rags to riches of the Denver heroine who was also a passenger on the Titanic."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"The movie sinks like the Titanic."
‑ Alex Sandell, Juicy Cerebellum
"Razzle-dazzle biopic kept afloat by a determined Reynolds."
‑ Daniel Eagan, Film Journal International
""Beware: The high spirits are contagious""
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"There's a reason why Charles Walters' musicals are less remembered than Stanley Donen's."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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