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995 Ratings

The Awful Truth

Directed by Leo McCarey
United States, 1937
Comedy, Romance


Before their divorce becomes final, Jerry and Lucy Warriner both do their best to ruin each other’s plans for remarriage, Jerry to haughty socialite Barbara Vance, she to oil-rich bumpkin Daniel Leeson.

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The Awful Truth Directed by Leo McCarey

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1938 | Winner: Best Director

1938 | 5 nominations including: Best Picture

National Film Preservation Board

1996 | Winner: National Film Registry

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