Madame Curie
Madame Curie (1943)

This fact-based biographical portrait opens at the turn of the century; Polish-born Marie is an impoverished student living in Paris. When Pierre Curie, a meek scientist, begins working side-by-side with the young woman, his admiration for… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 16, 1943
DVD Release Date: January 30, 2007
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

With an eye on the Oscars, this typical MGM biopic of the 1940s, a chronicle of the famous French scientists, is middlebrow and inspirational, teaming for the third time Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...not only a tribute to a great pioneer of science, it is a lasting tribute to good filmmaking and a most entertaining motion picture.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...undone by its emphasis on scientific matters and unmistakable Oscar-bait sort of vibe.

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

Surprisingly watchable, given its iffy subject matter.

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Christopher Null

one of the most engaging biopics of its era

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
Randy Tippy
If your intent is to study classic Hollywood melodramatics or the talents of Greer Garson & Walter Pidgeon then this is your film. However, if you're… More
jay nixon
Stiff, self important film of a brilliant woman. Greer is fine if a bit grand but the usually wonderful Pidgeon is wooden and declamatory.
John Ballantine
Pidgeon and Garson get together often in films. This is their depiction of the Curies with Madame Curie as the more famous of the two. This is only a very… More