The Awful Truth


Unfounded suspicions lead a married couple to begin divorce proceedings, whereupon they start undermining each other's attempts to find new romance.

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  1. Viña Delmar


  2. Sidney Buchman


  3. Leo McCarey


Top Billed Cast

  1. Irene Dunne

    Irene Dunne

    Lucy Warriner

  2. Cary Grant

    Cary Grant

    Jerry Warriner

  3. Ralph Bellamy

    Ralph Bellamy

    'Dan' Leeson

  4. Alexander D'Arcy

    Alexander D'Arcy

    Armand Duvalle

  5. Cecil Cunningham

    Cecil Cunningham

    Aunt Patsy

  6. Molly Lamont

    Molly Lamont

    Barbara Vance

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 31m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • October 21, 1937
    NR, Theatrical



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A review by John Chard

By John Chard

The rooster and the hen!

Lucy & Jerry Warriner strain their marriage by suspecting each other of cheating, so much so, a day in court leaves them with a 90 day prelude to a divorce. Sure enough, though, love never quite runs as expected, and can indeed be a truly complex thing, especially when the other parties involved are human, a cheeky cat, and a rather smart and astute canine!

The Awful Truth is tagged as part of the wonderful genre that encompasses the screwball comedy, and although to a degree that genre placement is true, I do believe that those not particularly fond of the high o... read the rest.

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