The Awful Truth
- 1 hr 30 min
The Awful Truth is a 1937 comedy about a couple going through a divorce. Cary Grant and Irene Dunne star as Jerry and Lucy Warner. Leo McCarey won the Academy Award for Best Director. The premise of the movie is that Lucy and Jerry are comfortable with the divorce. They agree to move on and begin dating other people. The reality is that they both still love one another, and go to extremes trying to ruin one another’s attempted romantic liaisons with other people. Grant and Dunne make a great team in a romantic comedy. Grant is charming and bumbling. Dunne is beautiful and insecure. Fans of romantic comedies should not miss this movie.