Mr. & Mrs. Smith
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1941)

They're married for bitter or worse - until a technicality renders the union void. But now Mr. misses Mrs. and he's desperate to win her back. A rare and delightful foray into screwball comedy from suspense master Hitchcock.

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 31, 1941
DVD Release Date: September 7, 2004
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Variety Staff

Carole Lombard and Robert Montgomery are teamed successfully here in a light and gay marital farce.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

Many 'minor' Hitchcocks turn out to be intriguing films once you forgive them for not being thrillers.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A bland screwball comedy that never kicks into high gear.

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Theodore Strauss
New York Times

The result is a chucklesome comedy that fails to mount into a coruscating wave of laughter.

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David Parkinson
Empire Magazine

Some sparkling moments but this rare Hitchcock comedy farce is hit and miss.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

When all's said and done, the most that can be remarked about it is how odd it is that this Hitchcock picture is so very predictable.

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Time Out

A gentle crazy comedy.

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TV Guide

It's a cute film, not nearly as funny as most of Lombard's other comedies, but there's enough good humor in Mr. & Mrs. Smith to make it pleasant.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Hitchcock's foray into screwball comedy is breezy fun

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Kevin M. Williams
What's glib here is what's not said by the principals, Lombard and Montgomery, fully adapting to Hitch's trick of conveying thoughts with a… More
Conner Rainwater
Just a really odd movie for Hitchcock to do. It isn‚??t all that bad, it‚??s obviously shot well, it‚??s just really mediocre. The plot is really flat and… More
Michael Gildea
The only way I can rationalize the steaming pile of shit that is known as Mr. & Mrs. Smith was that Alfred Hitchcock had no idea what to do for his next… More
Stella Dallas
hitchcock's disappointing stab at screwball comedy. extra half star for gorgeous carole. and no, the brangelina film is not a remake of this :P
Aj V
Forget that stupid movie with Jolie and Pitt, this is the real Mr. & Mrs. Smith! Hitchcock, unlikely enough, brings us a romantic comedy! It's really… More
jay nixon
not typical Hitchcock by any means but played well by two comedic experts.