Woman of the Year Reviews

Penelope Gilliatt
New Yorker
Top Critic
January 14, 2013

The film earlier has one of the very best Tracy-Hepburn love scenes, full of the sense of private shelter that they uniquely purvey.

Variety Staff
Variety
Top Critic
March 26, 2009

Woman of the Year is an entertaining film with superb work by Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy.


Time Out
Top Critic
January 26, 2006

Tracy and Hepburn were a great team, and this, their first outing together, set the seal on the pattern to follow into the next decade.

Bosley Crowther
New York Times
Top Critic
May 20, 2003

For the first time in months, this critical spectator feels like tossing his old hat into the air and weaving a joyous snake dance over the typewriter keys in celebration of Metro's triumphant Woman of the Year...

Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
Top Critic
January 1, 2000

The premise is promising...But Stevens lacks the courage to make much of the conflict; the film ends with an embarrassing sequence in which Hepburn is tamed and installed in the kitchen.