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The Miracle of Morgan's Creek 1944

Critics score:
88 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

TIME Magazine: The overall result is one of the most violently funny comedies, one of the most original, vigorous and cheerfully outrageous moving pictures that ever came out of Hollywood. Read more

Bosley Crowther, New York Times: Mr. Sturges as author and director, is thoroughly up to his stinging style in this film. Read more

Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader: Caustic and chaotic in the arch Sturges manner, it's probably his funniest and most smilingly malicious film. Read more

Geoff Andrew, Time Out: Great verbal gags and non-sequiturs, fast-paced action, and a thorough irreverence for all things deemed respectable -- politicians, policemen and magistrates included -- make it a lasting delight. Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: Done in the satirical Sturges vein, and directed with that same touch, the story makes much of characterization and somewhat wacky comedy, plus some slapstick, with excellent photography figuring throughout. Read more