MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 3,114 this week

Judge Hardy's Children (1938)

Passed  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  26 March 1938 (USA)
6.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.7/10 from 207 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 4 critic

Judge Hardy takes a business trip to Washington, DC, where Andy promptly falls for the French ambassador's daughter.

Director:

Writers:

(characters), , 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

10 Best Back-to-School TV Shows

Dust off your varsity jacket and get excited for fall with our list of the 10 best back-to-school TV shows.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 18 titles
created 29 Jan 2011
 
a list of 3859 titles
created 13 Apr 2012
 
a list of 1500 titles
created 03 Apr 2013
 
a list of 59 titles
created 07 Jul 2013
 
a list of 616 titles
created 11 Oct 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Judge Hardy's Children (1938)

Judge Hardy's Children (1938) on IMDb 6.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Judge Hardy's Children.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Judge Hardy goes to his friend's Arizona ranch to help her in a legal dispute, and he takes his family with him.

Director: George B. Seitz
Stars: Mickey Rooney, Lewis Stone, Fay Holden
Holiday (1938)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A young man falls in love with a girl from a rich family. His unorthodox plan to go on holiday for the early years of his life is met with skepticism by everyone except for his fiancée's eccentric sister and long suffering brother.

Director: George Cukor
Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Doris Nolan
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

On a quick trip to the city, young university professor Peter Morgan falls in love with nightclub performer Francey Brent and marries her after a whirlwind romance. But when he goes back ... See full summary »

Director: George Stevens
Stars: Ginger Rogers, James Stewart, James Ellison
Test Pilot (1938)
Certificate: Passed Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Jim is a test pilot. His wife Ann and best friend Gunner try their best to keep him sober. But the life of a test pilot is anything but safe.

Director: Victor Fleming
Stars: Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Spencer Tracy
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Dizzy society matron Emily Kilbourne has a habit of hiring ex-cons and hobos as servants. Her latest find is a handsome "tramp" who shows up at her doorstep and soon ends up in a ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Z. McLeod
Stars: Constance Bennett, Brian Aherne, Alan Mowbray
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Andy Hardy goes to college after returning from World War II. He is in love with Kay Wilson this time.

Director: Willis Goldbeck
Stars: Mickey Rooney, Lewis Stone, Sara Haden
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Andy's girlfriend Polly is planning to spend Christmas at her grandmother's, which puts a kink in his plans to take her to the country club Christmas party. He agrees (for a fee) to pretend... See full summary »

Director: George B. Seitz
Stars: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Lewis Stone
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Former bootlegger Remy Marco has a slight problem with forclosing bankers, a prospective son-in-law, and four hard-to-explain corpses.

Director: Lloyd Bacon
Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Jane Bryan, Allen Jenkins
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

June Evans, clothing model, and Tommy Bradford, travel agent, both dream of being rich. When they meet at millionaire, J. Westley Piermont's daughter's wedding, they both assume each other ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin L. Marin
Stars: Maureen O'Sullivan, Dennis O'Keefe, Mickey Rooney
Certificate: Passed Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The first in the series, and the only movie to feature older sister Joan. Lionel Barrymore and Spring Byington portrayed Judge and Mom Hardy; roles later taken on by Lewis Stone and Fay Holden.

Director: George B. Seitz
Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Cecilia Parker, Eric Linden
Adventure | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

The sons of a disgraced British officer try to clear his name.

Director: John Ford
Stars: Loretta Young, Richard Greene, George Sanders
Certificate: Passed Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Sixth of the Judge Hardy series. Judge James K. Hardy is brought the fabulous news from attorney George Irving, that he could be the heir to 2 million dollars. In order to claim the ... See full summary »

Director: George B. Seitz
Stars: Lewis Stone, Mickey Rooney, Cecilia Parker
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
...
Fay Holden ...
Cecilia Parker ...
...
...
Robert Whitney ...
...
Suzanne Cortot
...
Margaret 'Maggie' Lee
Jonathan Hale ...
John Lee
Janet Beecher ...
Miss Budge, Suzanne's Tutor
Leonard Penn ...
Steve Prentiss
Boyd Crawford ...
Radio Announcer
Edit

Storyline

Judge Hardy takes a business trip to Washington, DC, where Andy promptly falls for the French ambassador's daughter.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 March 1938 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amor de Criança  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The third of sixteen Andy Hardy films starring Mickey Rooney. See more »

Connections

Followed by Andy Hardy's Double Life (1942) See more »

Soundtracks

Blue Danube Waltz
Written by Johann Strauß
Played at the cotillion
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The Hardys take on Washington, D.C.
23 September 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In the third film in the series, the Hardy family take their act on the road--to Washington D.C. Judge Hardy, being an esteemed jurist, is serving on a commission which is to make a ruling regarding a utility company's monopolistic intentions.

Meanwhile, Andy tries to woo the daughter of the French ambassador, under the constant scrutiny of a dedicated chaperone.

The capital setting provides an opportunity for Judge Hardy to school Andy in the principles of freedom and democracy (as they were commonly perceived in the thirties).

The other Hardy child--Marian (Cecilia Parker)--falls for the sophisticated ways of a questionable crowd, but the judge finds a way to set everything straight, natch.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
get this film rommelg
Discuss Judge Hardy's Children (1938) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?