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The More the Merrier Reviews

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February 10, 2012
Hilarious screwball comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 13, 2011
George Stevens' charming romantic comedy, about wartime housing conditions, benefits immensely from the chemistry between Jean Arthur and Joel McCrea.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
March 26, 2009
A sparkling and effervescing piece of entertainment.
February 11, 2009
Black and white, vaudevillian-style hilarity ensues.
November 13, 2007
A delightful and effervescent comedy marked with terrific performances.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 10, 2007
Charming wartime comedy that only veers towards the end into sentimentality.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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June 24, 2006
Despite a belated drift towards sentimentality, this remains a refreshingly intimate movie.
August 28, 2005
Hilarious wartime comedy with Charles Coburn stealing the show.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
April 15, 2005
The film is best at the beginning.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 24, 2003
The housing shortage in Washington DC during the Second World War might not be the most obvious source of material for comedy, but this winning screwball manages to find plenty.
May 20, 2003
As warm and refreshing a ray of sunshine as we've had in a very late Spring.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 26, 2002
Brilliant classic comedy
| Original Score: 5/5
January 1, 2000
The More the Merrier (1943) is a delightful romantic comedy of the homefront at wartime, exploring the problems of housing-bed-man shortages.
January 1, 2000
Stevens moves things along a lot more briskly than is usual for him.
July 6, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
January 23, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
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