The Awful Truth Poster

Release Date: October 21st, 1937

DVD Release Date: March 11th, 2003

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
Jerry (Cary Grant) and Lucy (Irene Dunne) are a married couple who doubt each other's fidelity: Jerry suspects Lucy and her music teacher (Alexander D'Arcy) of spending an evening together, and Lucy is convinced Jerry lied about a business trip. When the jealous pair file for divorce, both rush into new relationships, but quickly realize their love never died. The soon-to-be-divorced husband and wife then both scramble to spoil each other's chances for newfound romance.

Cast: Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Ralph Bellamy, Alex D'Arcy, Cecil Cunningham, Molly Lamont, Esther Dale, Joyce Compton

Director: Leo McCarey

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Columbia Pictures Corporation

Distributors: Columbia Pictures

Keywords: Wife, Husband, Hilarious, Amusing, Madcap, 1930s, New York City, Transformation, Love, Mother, Marriage, Charming


Nominated Outstanding Production
Winner Directing
Nominated Writing (Screenplay)
Nominated Film Editing