• Unrated, 1 hr. 35 min.
  • Drama, Classics
  • Directed By:
    John Ford
    In Theaters:
    Dec 7, 1931 Wide
    On DVD:
    Mar 8, 2005

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Arrowsmith Reviews

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Emotionally gratifying, it dramatically only crawls along with so many actionless scenes.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B-

April 1, 2007
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

One of John Ford's in-depth probes of the doctor's role in society, Arrowsmith was based on the novel by Sinclair Lewis who refused the 1926 Pulitzer because of the prize's alleged advocacy of work that endorsed "the wholesome American life."

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: B+

June 19, 2005
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Many shots show an early awareness of mood and expression, using heavy shadows and diagonal shapes to establish visual conflicts.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid

April 11, 2005
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...the film's episodic structure ensures that it rarely becomes boring - though the story does lose some momentum towards the end...

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 12, 2005
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

| Original Score: 4/5

June 4, 2004
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Brilliant, too little seen John Ford film of the Sinclair Lewis novel.

| Original Score: 5/5

May 23, 2004
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

One of those prestige pics from decades past that make you wonder exactly what all the fuss was about.

Full Review Source: Goatdog's Movies | Original Score: 2.5/5

March 1, 2004

Variety
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March 26, 2009
Mordaunt Hall
New York Times
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March 25, 2006

Film4
May 24, 2003
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