Random Harvest
Random Harvest (1942)

At the close of World War I, shell-shocked amnesia victim Ronald Colman is sequestered in a London sanitarium; with no identity and no next of kin, he has nowhere else to go. Unable to stand the loneliness, Colman wanders into the streets,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 17, 1942
DVD Release Date: January 11, 2005
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Critic Score: 89% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

LeRoy's schmaltzy and literary romantic melodrama, about a WWI vet who suffers from amnesia, was a huge commercial hit due to Greer Garson and Ronald Colman's acting and the fact that it was released in the midst of WWII.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...it is the kind of love-found, love-lost, love-found tale that appeals to most anyone's sense of romanticism, nostalgia, and fair play.

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Steve Crum

Dated, but still moving '40s classic with Garson and Colman.

David Bezanson

the abundance of talent rescues the material

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

Parts of it are tender and beautiful, but other parts are overplayed, maudlin, and about as subtle as a clunk on the head or a taxi across the sternum.

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Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International

Lavish but far-fetched tearjerker

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Flixster Audience Score: 90% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Hunter
A WWI amnesiac falls for a dancer, but their marriage fails when he loses his new memories and regains his old ones. The plot of this film is excellent in its… More
Mason Williams
This MGM film with Greer Garson and Ronald Colman is a wonderful drama/romance. The story of an ill man that looses his memory and falls madly in love with a… More
Spencer S.
This has got to be the most depressing movie I have ever seen. Not in a bad way either. Beautiful film, with the stellar grace of Greer Garson and the fumblings… More
jay nixon
The acting is good but the story is hard to believe at best.
Stella Dallas
the plot of this film is completely ridiculous. it's a big soapy melodrama and really not my kind of thing. however i feel compelled to keep watching...i… More
John Ballantine
The whole plot line is a wee bit far fetched. Can Ronald Colman remember anything. Nonetheless it is charming. Likely a good distraction from the war in its… More