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How to Murder Your Wife

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6.51 h 58 min1965PG
A successful syndicated cartoonist (who acts out the adventures he later infuses into his cartoon-strip character, "Bash Brannigan, Secret Agent") is dedicated to living the bachelor life, complete with a devoted English butler-valet-confidante.
Directors
Richard Quine
Starring
Jack LemmonVirna LisiTerry Thomas
Genres
Comedy
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio Languages
English
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Supporting actors
Claire TrevorMary Wickes
Studio
MGM
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4.4 out of 5 stars

418 global ratings

  1. 70% of reviews have 5 stars
  2. 13% of reviews have 4 stars
  3. 10% of reviews have 3 stars
  4. 3% of reviews have 2 stars
  5. 4% of reviews have 1 stars
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Mrs. S. D. R.Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 03 May 2017
5.0 out of 5 stars
PC-free zone fun
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It's no good buying this film for light entertainment if you have the faintest drop of PC DNA in your bloodstream - and Feminists....AVOID. But if you want to see an amusing piece of late 50s, early 60s zeitgeist then this is an interesting and enjoyable film from a visual point of view as well as for the pleasure of the performances by the stars. You see New York emerging into the modern age before it hit hippies and the sort of squalor and horrid taste that typifies the 1970s. I love Jack Lemmon; love Terry Thomas - and Virna Lisi was a pleasure to watch. Alternatively if you're prepared to shrug off your prejudices and accept it for what it is - then go ahead. It is an enjoyable film, for all it's "hindsight" sins.
8 people found this helpful
BRW1965Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 10 September 2020
2.0 out of 5 stars
NOT the 1965 film that people here seem to be reviewing!
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This one ISN'T the one with Jack Lemmon, but a relatively tedious offering from New Zealand. Apart from the inexplicable inclusion of transsexual/transvestite prostitutes, there's very little on offer here.
5 people found this helpful
Damit_JanetReviewed in the United Kingdom on 20 August 2020
5.0 out of 5 stars
Luv'd it!!!
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We loved this film! It was made even more enjoyable thinking the main character was the comedian Sean Lock's dad! :-)
2 people found this helpful
Amazon CustomerReviewed in the United Kingdom on 07 August 2020
3.0 out of 5 stars
Pastiche
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A typical sad piece of film from NZ. I have relatives who live in Wellington and have visited there regularly. The film is nearly as boring as Plymerton.
3 people found this helpful
seanReviewed in the United Kingdom on 29 December 2018
5.0 out of 5 stars
laugh laugh and laugh again
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a super film and in the current time totally un pc but take it as a film of the time it is very funny. charting how the life of a confirmed bachelor is changed when he meets a girl at a friends stag party. super acting from all included and loads of laughs. films this funny re not made anymore
2 people found this helpful
George L EdwardsReviewed in the United Kingdom on 06 August 2021
1.0 out of 5 stars
Not what we expected !
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This wasn't the film we expected and we didn't like it. This was an Australian film and may have been the earlier of the two. After a few minutes we switched to the one we were seeking starring Jack Lemmon. That was entertains and very good
One person found this helpful
Anne FaulknerReviewed in the United Kingdom on 15 June 2020
4.0 out of 5 stars
Good quality DVD.
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Quicker delivery than expected and good quality DVD.
One person found this helpful
DB21___/)____Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 25 May 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Classic comedy
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The characters are wonderfully cast, the script is tight and follows a wonderful storyline. Lemon and Thomas give stand out performances. Classy entertainment sadly lacking in many current films.....
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