Meet John Doe

Watch Meet John Doe

"All America wants to meet the “Mr. Deeds” of 1941!"
  • NR
  • 1941
  • 2 hr 2 min
  • 7.6  (12,845)

When a newspaper writer named Ann Mitchell is laid off from her job, her boss asks her to write one last story. She decides to exact her revenge by writing the story John Doe, a homeless man who is threatening to jump off a building on Christmas eve as his own farewell to a world in distress. When the story strikes a cord with readers, they demand to know more about Mr. Doe. As circulation increases from readers following the storyline, a real life bum and ex-baseball player is hired by the newspaper to be the John Doe everyone wants to meet.

Meet John Doe
Meet John Doe
Meet John Doe

Trailer - 1 min 15 sec

It Started As A Stunt
It Started As A Stunt

Clip - 1 min 19 sec

Description
When a newspaper writer named Ann Mitchell is laid off from her job, her boss asks her to write one last story. She decides to exact her revenge by writing the story John Doe, a homeless man who is threatening to jump off a building on Christmas eve as his own farewell to a world in distress. When the story strikes a cord with readers, they demand to know more about Mr. Doe. As circulation increases from readers following the storyline, a real life bum and ex-baseball player is hired by the newspaper to be the John Doe everyone wants to meet.

Meet John Doe is a 1941 comedy with a runtime of 2 hours and 2 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.6.

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  • Release Date
    1941
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    2 hr 2 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.6  (12,845)