Remember the Night Reviews

April 3, 2020
[Director Mitchell Leisen and Script Writer Preston Sturges] have, with the help of a pair of top-notch performances by Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray, given us a fresh and completely engaging yarn.
October 17, 2017
Mixing comedy, romance, and a touch of dark melodrama, it offers a touching and believable story of redemption.
November 12, 2007
You'd have to be a grump not to like this funny, sentimental blend of pathos, drama and zaniness.
November 12, 2007
Stanwyck turns in a fine performance. MacMurray is impressive as the serious-minded prosecutor, but loosens up for the comedy stretches.
August 29, 2006
An astonishing, moving film.
June 24, 2006
Playing superbly on the personae of his leads, Leisen creates a movie of warmth and immense style, which never quite trips over into excessive sentimentality.
January 28, 2006
Perhaps this is a bit too early in the season to be talking of the best pictures of 1940; it is not too early to say that Paramount's nomination is worth considering.
July 4, 2005
January 1, 2000
The loose, graceful script is by Preston Sturges (one of his last before he turned to directing), and it partakes of a softness and nostalgia that seldom surfaced in his own films.