The Thin Man Goes Home (1945) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Thin Man Goes Home (1945)




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The fifth entry in the Thin Man series, this mystery stars William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles who sleuth another case when they visit Nick's parents in Sycamore Springs.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense, Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Robert Riskin, Dwight Taylor, Harry Kurnitz
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 2, 2005
MGM (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer)


William Powell
as Nicholas Charles
Myrna Loy
as Nora Charles
Lucile Watson
as Mrs. Charles
Gloria de Haven
as Laurabelle Ronson
Anne Revere
as Crazy Mary
Harry Davenport
as Dr. Charles
Helen Vinson
as Helena Draque
Lloyd Corrigan
as Bruce Clayworth
Donald Meek
as Willie Crump
Leon Ames
as Edgar Draque
Paul Langton
as Tom Clayworth
Ralph Brooke
as Peter Berton
Donald MacBride
as Chief MacGregory
Minor Watson
as Sam Ronson
Morris Ankrum
as Willoughby
Nora Cecil
as Miss Peavy
Wally Cassell
as Bill Burns
Arthur Hohl
as Charlie
Bill Smith
as Skating Act
Lucille Browne
as Skating Act
Mickey Harris
as Contortionist
Rex Evans
as Fat man
Harry Hayden
as Conductor
Connie Gilchrist
as Woman with baby
Dick Botiller
as Big Man's Companion
John Wengraf
as Big Man
Ralph Brooks
as Tom Burton
Jane Green
as Housekeeper
Irving Bacon
as Tom the Proprietor
Virginia Sale
as Tom's Wife
Garry Owen
as Pool Player
Bert May
as Sailor
Tom Fadden
as Train Passenger
Joseph J. Greene
as Train Passenger
Sarah Edwards
as Train Passenger
Robert E. O'Connor
as Baggage Man
Frank Jaquet
as Train Passenger
Oliver Blake
as Reporter
Don Wilson
as Masseur
Etta McDaniel
as Ronson's Maid
Tom Dugan
as Slugs
Tom Dillon
as Officer
Bill Hunter
as Officer
Marjorie Wood
as Montage Shot Mother
Catherine McLeod
as Montage Shot Daughte...
Joe Yule
as Barber
Robert E. Homans
as Railroad Clerk
Lucille Brown
as Skating Act
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Critic Reviews for The Thin Man Goes Home

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

More in keeping with a classic British mystery

Full Review… | August 14, 2005

By the time The Thin Man Goes Home rolled around, the series was beginning to feel pretty thin itself.

Full Review… | July 26, 2005
Movie Metropolis

The Nick and Nora Charles crime formula story works even in the sticks.

Full Review… | June 27, 2005
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

December 11, 2007

July 4, 2005

Audience Reviews for The Thin Man Goes Home


Sort of the Thin Man series meets the Andy Hardy series. Good studio fun.

"Nick, you have to do something... and that's not it!"

Bob Stinson

Super Reviewer

Another good, fun, and humorous sequel to the Thin Man.

Aj V

Super Reviewer


The Thin Man Goes Home is the fifth Thin Man film and it's evident the series is running out of steam. There's a whole lot more slapstick and puppy comedy involving the dog, but the "mystery" involving a mysterious painting and of course, a couple of murders is just sort of background side story. I know the Thin Man series relies on the humor and chemistry generated by Loy and Powell, but there also have to be situations that are humorous too. Here, the situations are straining to be funny, but don't quite live up to the previous films. Some of the things the super-sleuth uncovers seem far-fetched, even for a Thin Man movie. Possibly the weakest of the Thin Man movies.

Mr Awesome
Devon Bott

Super Reviewer

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