Its reputation is as the most intellectual of musicals, lacking big musical production numbers in favor of lines like “The Rain in Spain is Mostly on the Plain.”
Estimated to be the most-watched movie of all-time, it somehow works just as well 82 years later.
The only movie I’ve ever seen where the guy likes the girl more after she puts on glasses.
It’s well over three hours, is super racist, and features a very unlikable heroine. It’s also maybe the single biggest hit of all time.
The sheer star power and charm of Hepburn, Grant, and Stewart still shines through 80 years later.