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Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

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118 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family.
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Sep 23, 1944 (United States)

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Cary Grant
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Priscilla Lane
Elaine Harper Elaine Harper   See fewer
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Raymond Massey
Jonathan Brewster Jonathan Brewster   See fewer
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Jack Carson
O'Hara O'Hara   See fewer
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Edward Everett Horton
Mr. Witherspoon Mr. Witherspoon   See fewer
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Peter Lorre
Dr. Einstein Dr. Einstein   See fewer
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James Gleason
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Josephine Hull
Abby Brewster Abby Brewster   See fewer
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Jean Adair
Martha Brewster Martha Brewster   See fewer
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John Alexander
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Grant Mitchell
Reverend Harper Reverend Harper   See fewer
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Garry Owen
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John Ridgely
Saunders Saunders   See fewer
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Vaughan Glaser
Judge Cullman Judge Cullman   See fewer
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Chester Clute
Dr. Gilchrist Dr. Gilchrist   See fewer
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Charles Lane
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Spencer Charters
Marriage License Clerk (uncredited) Marriage License Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy the Crow
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Sol Gorss
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Herbert Gunn
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Rolan Jones
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Hank Mann
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Spec O'Donnell
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Lee Phelps
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Don Phillips
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Raymond Walburn
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8 / 10 | 59,693 votes