• Sabrina (1954)

Sabrina

Release Date: October 1st, 1954

DVD Release Date: April 10th, 2001

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary

Chauffeur's daughter Sabrina (Audrey Hepburn) returns home from two years in Paris a beautiful young woman, and immediately catches the attention of David (William Holden), the playboy son of her father's rich employers. David woos and wins Sabrina, who has always been in love with him, however their romance is threatened by David's serious older brother, Linus (Humphrey Bogart), who runs the family business and is relying on David to marry an heiress in order for a crucial merger to take place.

Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden, Walter Hampden, John Williams, Martha Hyer, Joan Vohs, Marcel Dalio

Director: Billy Wilder

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Charming, Daughter, Love triangle, Love, 1950s, Endearing, Forbidden love, Underdog, Transformation

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    The New York Times

    In our wistful estimation, the most delightful comedy-romance in years. show more

  • 75
    James BerardinelliReelViews

    Sabrina is playfully seductive, and will leave almost all viewers, even those as cold as Linus, with a smile on their lips and a warm glow in their hearts. [Review of re-release] show more

  • 88
    TV Guide Magazine

    A charming, if often-seen, tale, paced with alacrity by Wilder from the adaptation of Taylor's hit play. [Review of re-release] show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Winner Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Writing (Screenplay)
Winner Costume Design (Black-and-White)
Nominated Directing
Nominated Cinematography (Black-and-White)
Nominated Art Direction (Black-and-White)