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938 Ratings

The Awful Truth

Directed by Leo McCarey
United States, 1937
Comedy, Romance


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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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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