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Bringing Up Baby (2011)

Katharine Hepburn , Cary Grant , Howard Hawks  |  NR |  DVD
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (347 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Charlie Ruggles, Barry Fitzgerald, May Robson
  • Directors: Howard Hawks
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Black & White, Full Screen, Subtitled, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: French, Spanish, English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.37:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: Turner Home Ent
  • DVD Release Date: February 8, 2011
  • Run Time: 102 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (347 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B004GJYR7I
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #6,870 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
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The hilarity doesn't let up for a moment in this classic screwball comedy starring Cary Grant and the irrepressible Katherine Hepburn. Grant plays David Huxely, an up-tight, stuffy paleontologist. While on a golf course, he has a run-in with the irrepressible, unfathomable Susan Vance (Hepburn), an imp if ever there was. Deciding on the spot that David is the man for her, she proceeds to bedevil him at every turn with classic comedy results.

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98 of 103 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars MADCAP SCREWBALL COMEDY... February 17, 2003
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This is a terrific, old fashioned, madcap, screwball comedy. Deftly directed by Howard Hawkes, the pace is frenetic from the get-go and never lets up. Starring Cary Grant, as a straight-laced paleontologist, and Katherine Hepburn, as an impulsive and beautiful heiress, this film is simply about as good as comedy gets.
The plot itself is simple. David Huxley (Cary Grant), a noted paleontologist, is trying to get a philanthropical grant of money for his museum from a wealthy donor. In his quest for this charitable gift, he runs into Susan (Katherine Hepburn), who, unbeknownst to him, is the niece and prospective heiress to his potential philanthropist's fortune. Once David meets up with this madcap heiress, his life will never be the same.
The film is noted for its highly improbable situations, its rat-a-tat-tat, stacatto delivery of lines, its frenetic pacing, and impeccable comedic timing. Toss in a missing dinosaur bone, a little dog with a fondness for such, a domesticated leopard (if there is such a thing), a not so tame leopard, a great cast and script, and voila, one ends up with a great film!
Cary Grant is marvelous as David Huxley, the straight-laced, befuddled man of science who is drawn into improbable situations by Susan. Katherine Hepburn is sensational as Susan, the airhead heiress whose hair-brained ideas just lead to trouble. Of course, Susan falls for David, and the games begin. In addition to Cary Grant and Katherine Hepburn, the film has notable performances by Charles Ruggles, as big game hunter Major Applegate, Barry Fitzgerald as the hapless hired hand, Mr. Gogarty, and Walter Catlett, as Slocum, the criminally stupid town constable.
It is with good reason that this film made The Entertainment Weekly list of the 100 best comedies ever made. It is an assessment with which I heartily concur. This is a superlative, vintage film that is well worth having in one's personal collection. Bravo!
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5.0 out of 5 stars So Many Fond Memories January 17, 2004
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I give full credit to a bachelor uncle, Harry Johnson, for the fact that I became a movie buff early in my childhood. Throughout the Great Depression, as he repeatedly explained, he escaped from all the financial hardships by attending the local movie theaters on the South Side of Chicago. One of his all-time favorites is this one. You can thus imagine how thrilled he was when I gave him a VCR one distant Christmas, accompanied by VHSs of this film and It's a Wonderful Life. At Christmas and on his birthday, I gave him VHS versions of other films (e.g. Going My Way, Bells of St. Mary, and The Virginian). Whenever I returned to visit him, we would head for his favorite restaurant in Oak Park (Otto's) for a steak dinner, then return to his apartment to watch a movie. More often than not, this was the one he selected. We would settle back with lavishly buttered popcorn and a cold beer and again become enchanted by Bringing Up Baby.
Directed by Howard Hawks and co-starring Cary Grant (David Huxley) and Katherine Hepburn (Susan Vance), this is the archetypical screwball comedy. While golfing, Susan falls in love with David, a paleontologist. "Baby" is her pet leopard. Any summary of the film's plot cannot begin to suggest what a delightful experience it is to observe her pursuit of him, complicated at one point by mistaken identity (stay with me on this) when Baby is mistaken for another leopard which has escaped from the local zoo. Meanwhile, David (stay with me now) pursues a missing dinosaur bone which he needs inorder to....
Hepburn and Grant are brilliant, as are several members of the supporting cast, notably Charlie Ruggles (Major Horace Applegate), Barry Fitzgerald (Mr. Gogarty), and May Robson (Aunt Elizabeth). So many memorable scenes.
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5.0 out of 5 stars I can't give it anything but praise April 26, 2000
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By far the best screwball comedy ever made. Cary Grant is hysterical as a stuffy professor commissioned by a museum to solicit a donation from a wealthy widow; while he is doing so he meets a madcap heiress (played by Hepburn) who falls for him - and she just happens to be the widow's niece. The film is side-splitting from start to finish and features great performances from some of the best of the 30's character actors: May Robson as wealthy Aunt Elizabeth (you'll love the way she fumes over Grant and Hepburn's antics); Barry Fitzgerald in a small role as half-drunken groundskeeper Fogarty; Walter Catlett as the scatterbrained Constable Slocum; Fritz Feld as a psychiatrist; and especially Charlie Ruggles as the good-natured but incredibly loony Major Horace Applegate (from the time he steps on the screen, he'll have you in hysterics). The lion's share of praise, however, goes to Grant and Hepburn; this was one of Hepburn's first screwball comedies and yet her delivery is so fast and furious, you wonder why she didn't make more in this genre. Grant is superb as usual as stuffy Professor Huxley (his inspiration for his performance was silent comic Harold Lloyd). My favorite scenes include the restaurant scene, when Hepburn tears Grant's tuxedo jacket, and he in turn steps on the back of her dress and rips it off (that scene seems to demonstrate how, in an offbeat way, the characters are made for each other); and a hilarous supper-table scene with Grant, Hepburn, Robson and Ruggles. I really don't understand why this film didn't attract depression era audiences in droves, it's terrific escapism guaranteed to make you forget your troubles and laugh for a while. Guaranteed to stand up to repeated viewings - I've seen it at least 20 times and I still haven't gotten tired of it.
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2.0 out of 5 stars released by Turner Home Entertainment) hoping it would be better than...
The Issue is not the movie - it defines "Screwball Comedy" - but the picture quality of its available releases. Read more
Published 5 days ago by Doctor John
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
This is one of my favorite movies! It Cary Grant is SO funny, so is Katherine Hepburn!
Published 16 days ago by L. Ford
5.0 out of 5 stars Great movie
Love the movie
Published 18 days ago by William Halbrook
4.0 out of 5 stars Funny ending.
I would have given this classic 5 stars if the search for Baby weren't so drawn out. But for that, it's a delightful comedy with Hepburn and Grant. Funny ending.
Published 19 days ago by Kathy
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
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Published 20 days ago by Bumpy
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Very funny always loved this movie since I was a child great chemistry between hepburn and grant!!!!
Published 20 days ago by Nannette' Devoport
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
love it came on time
Published 23 days ago by Victoria Kreh
5.0 out of 5 stars Funny, heart warming
You can't go wrong with this classic. Funny, heart warming, charming.
Published 23 days ago by J Owens
5.0 out of 5 stars Grant & Hepburn Another Great Movie!
I am an old classic movie fan. I had never seen this movie in its entirety. Cary Grant Ad Katherine Hepburn do not disappoint. Funny fast paced movie. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Mackie's Mom
1.0 out of 5 stars Main feature DVD failed
I love the movie, unfortunately we got to watch it only twice, at widely separated times, before the movie DVD refused to function at all in any DVD player, Blu-Ray player or... Read more
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