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What a Way to Go! (1964)

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111 min | Comedy, Romance

A four-time widow discusses her four marriages, in which all of her husbands became incredibly rich and died prematurely because of their drive to be rich.
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Writers
Gwen Davis (story) | Betty Comden (screenplay) | Adolph Green (screenplay)
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Budget
$ 20,000,000
Gross (USA)
$ 13,298,000
Gross (World)
$ 19,816,200
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Release date
May 13, 1964 (United States)

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Paul Newman
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Margaret Dumont
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7 / 10 | 3,455 votes