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Adams Rib (1949)


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5 out of 10 A real joy
Denis from Wexford, 09 Feb 2009
I had forgotten how great a movie this is. Tracy and Hepburn are magnificent as opposing counsels. Please don't let any director see this and decide to remake it; just re-release this one instead. Watch and enjoy!
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3.5 out of 10 Classic Comedy
Seana from Dublin, 08 Jan 2009
An old-fashioned battle of the sexes that still seems ahead of its time. Spencer and Hepburn on good form.
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4.5 out of 10 They don't make them like this anymore...
John from Mayo, 13 Nov 2007
Great comedy from two acting legends. Sit back and enjoy the intelligent banter between them.
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2 out of 10 Adams Rib
Donal from Dublin, 04 Aug 2009
Old black and white comedy. Looks very dated now. One good laugh towards the end.
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0.5 out of 10 DONT WATCH
danny martin from Donegal, 12 Apr 2011
THIS AINT GOOD.
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What's it about....
Written by Ruth Gordon and Garson Kanin, Adam's Rib is a peerless comedy predicated on the double standard. Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn play Adam and Amanda Bonner, a husband-and-wife attorney team, both drawn to a case of attempted murder. The defendant (Judy Holliday) had tearfully attempted to shoot her husband (Tom Ewell) and his mistress (Jean Hagen). Adam argues that the case is open and shut, but Amanda points out that, if the defendant were a man, he'd be...

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