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Divorce American Style (1967)

Divorce American Style (1967)

Divorce American Style




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In Divorce American Style, Richard Harmon (Dick Van Dyke) and his long-time wife Barbara (Debbie Reynolds) decide to divorce, with friends Nelson (Jason Robards) and Nancy (Jean Simmons) attempting to make the best of the situation. The original screenplay by Robert Kaufman and Norman Lear received an Oscar nomination in 1967. The film is one of the more entertaining and underrated comedies of the 1960s and is a biting social commentary on the state of relationships and marriage.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Norman Lear, Robert Kaufman
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 6, 2004
Sony Pictures Entertainment


Dick Van Dyke
as Richard Harmon
Debbie Reynolds
as Barbara Harmon
Jean Simmons
as Nancy Downes
Jason Robards
as Nelson Downes
Van Johnson
as Al Yearling
Joe Flynn
as Lionel Blandsforth
Shelley Berman
as David Grieff
Martin Gabel
as Dr. Zenwinn
Lee Grant
as Dede Murphy
Pat Collins
as Herself
Tom Bosley
as Farley
Emmaline Henry
as Fern Blandsforth
Dick Gautier
as Larry Strickland
Tim Matheson
as Mark Harmon
Gary Goetzman
as Jonathan Harmon
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Critic Reviews for Divorce American Style

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | October 23, 2004
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | May 9, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

Trivia alert: Tim Matheson is Debbie's teenage son

April 8, 2005
Atlantic City Weekly

June 17, 2005

August 11, 2004

Audience Reviews for Divorce American Style


A really fantastic cast manages to producer a really okay movie. DAS is not with out it's moments, but it pales in comparison to the Italian original.

Ken Stachnik

Super Reviewer

A good cast, but you can tell from the title and plot that this is supposed to be the American take on the film Divorce Italian Style, which was a much better movie. This movie isn't all that funny, but it has a good cast.

Aj V

Super Reviewer


Pretty racey for a Dick Van Dyke/Debbie Reynolds 60's movie. Quirky, original movie which dramatizes and plays with divorce and what happens to families in the wake of it. Great cast, enjoyable story.

Robin P.

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