About

When a woman attempts to kill her uncaring husband, prosecutor Adam Bonner gets the case. Unfortunately for him his wife Amanda (who happens to be a lawyer too) decides to defend the woman in court. Amanda uses everything she can to win the case and Adam gets mad about it. As a result, their perfect marriage is disturbed by everyday quarrels.

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Directed by

George Cukor

Written by

Ruth Gordon (Screenplay)
Garson Kanin (Screenplay)

Runtime

101 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

It's The Hilarious Answer To Who Wears The Pants!

Cast

Keywords

marriage husband wife relationship singing lawyer courtroom grapefruit prosecutor afi subway station

Photos

Lists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#22 on AFI's 100 years...100 laughs AFI

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Story and Screenplay