Father's Little Dividend
Father's Little Dividend (1951)

This sequel to the 1950 comedy hit Father of the Bride finds Spencer Tracy and Joan Bennett returning as Stanley and Ellie Banks, the parents of newlywed Kay Dunstan (Elizabeth Taylor). In the first film, Stanley Banks was forced to endure… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1951
DVD Release Date: June 12, 1998
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Bosley Crowther
New York Times

It is not very often that the sequel to a successful film turns out to be even half as successful or rewarding as the original picture was.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Unexpectedly appealing sequel, with much warm and insightful comedy about family life, pregnancy and babies.

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Emanuel Levy

This sequel to the smash-hit Father of the Bride is inferior in every respect, but it was made quickly, cheaply and generated profit for MGM.

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Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
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Spencer Tracy could hold his own acting opposite anyone, and in this excellent sequel to Father of the Bride, he proves that not even a baby can upstage him.

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Sarah Prisbylla
This was a very enjoyable movie - Spencer Tracy was great once again as the father and very funny!