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My Man Godfrey

1936-09-02 | Comedy / Romance
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Fifth Avenue socialite Irene Bullock needs a "forgotten man" to win a scavenger hunt, and no one is more forgotten than Godfrey Park, who resides in a dump by the East River. Irene hires Godfrey as a servant for her riotously unhinged family, to the chagrin of her spoiled sister, Cornelia, who tries her best to get Godfrey fired. As Irene falls for her new butler, Godfrey turns the tables and teaches the frivolous Bullocks a lesson or two.
Director: Gregory La Cava
Stars: William Powell, Carole Lombard

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My Man Godfrey FAQ

On July 30, 2021, the IMDB rating of My Man Godfrey is 8.0/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 97/100, Metacritic rating is 82/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
On July 30, 2021, there were 5267 public reaction to My Man Godfrey including snappy dialogue, witty and charming character, witty and intelligent dialogue, flowing nicely, serious undertone.
The production budget of My Man Godfrey was 656,000 USD.
Fifth Avenue socialite Irene Bullock needs a "forgotten man" to win a scavenger hunt, and no one is more forgotten than Godfrey Park, who resides in a dump by the East River. Irene hires Godfrey as a servant for her riotously unhinged family, to the chagrin of her spoiled sister, Cornelia, who tries her best to get Godfrey fired. As Irene falls for her new butler, Godfrey turns the tables and teaches the frivolous Bullocks a lesson or two..
The release date of My Man Godfrey is September 02, 1936.
My Man Godfrey won 1999 National Film Preservation Board, USA.
The runtime of My Man Godfrey is 95 minutes.
The casts of My Man Godfrey are William Powell starring as Godfrey, Carole Lombard starring as Irene Bullock, Alice Brady starring as Angelica Bullock, Gail Patrick starring as Cornelia Bullock, Eugene Pallette starring as Alexander Bullock, Jean Dixon starring as Molly.
The genre of My Man Godfrey is Comedy,Romance.
The director of My Man Godfrey is Gregory La Cava.