The Marrying Kind
The Marrying Kind (1952)

A master blend of comedy, domestic drama and sudden tragedy, The Marrying Kind remains one of the best collaborations between star Judy Holliday, screenwriters Garson Kanin and Ruth Gordon, and director George Cukor. The film begins at the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 1, 1952
DVD Release Date: October 21, 2003
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Richard Brody
New Yorker

Despite its buoyant tone and comic energy, George Cukor's drama of scenes from a marriage, as viewed in flashback by a couple in divorce court, is a scathing work of New York neorealism.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It never captured my imagination.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Frighteningly grim story.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Immensely charming comedy-drama

Emanuel Levy

The acting of Judy Holliday (for which the part was written) and Aldo Ray is good, but what starts as a comedy changes to a melodrama that uncharacteristically of Cukor's work is condescending to the little people.

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Flixster Audience Score: 61% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
An average romantic comedy for the fifties, with a predictable story and ending, it's not all that exciting or interesting except if you're a fan of… More
jay nixon
Funny, sad and compelling drama featuring perhaps Judy's best performance.