Mrs. Delafield Wants to Marry

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"Love's still lovely the second time around"
  • NR
  • 1986
  • 1 hr 34 min
  • 6.7  (264)

Mrs. Delafield Wants to Marry is a heartwarming and sophisticated romance movie from 1986 that tells the story of a wealthy and prestigious widow, Margaret Delafield, who falls in love with a humble and kind doctor. The movie features Katharine Hepburn in the lead role of Mrs. Delafield, who portrays the character with her usual class and elegance. Harold Gould plays the role of Sam, a doctor who develops feelings for Mrs. Delafield and is also the caregiver for her disabled daughter.

The story begins with Mrs. Delafield returning to her home in New York after spending several years traveling around the world, seeking new experiences and excitement. Upon returning, she finds that her daughter and grandchildren have moved in with her, and she is forced to adapt to their presence in her luxurious and old-fashioned home.

Despite her initial reluctance to have them there, Mrs. Delafield quickly adapts to their presence, with the help of Sam, who becomes her trusted confidant and caregiver for her daughter.

As the story progresses, Mrs. Delafield and Sam develop a deep connection and discover an intense mutual attraction. However, as a widow of high standing, Mrs. Delafield faces societal and family pressures to behave in a certain manner and maintain her reputation. She is torn between her feelings for Sam and her obligations to her family and social status.

The movie is characterized by Hepburn's impeccable acting, which is complemented by the superb performances of the rest of the cast. The chemistry between Hepburn and Gould is palpable, and the supporting cast, including Bibi Besch, plays their part perfectly.

The movie is a delightful mix of humor, romance, and drama, with excellent pacing that keeps the audience engaged and entertained throughout. The stunning cinematography and elegant styling add to the movie's allure and contribute to its timeless appeal.

Overall, Mrs. Delafield Wants to Marry is a charming and heartwarming romance that showcases Katharine Hepburn's exceptional talent as an actress. The movie is a must-watch for Hepburn fans and lovers of classic romantic movies alike.

Mrs. Delafield Wants to Marry is a 1986 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 34 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.7.

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  • Release Date
    1986
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 34 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.7  (264)