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I'd Rather Be Rich (1964)

Unrated | | Comedy | 28 November 1964 (UK)
An updated remake of It Started With Eve (1941). A young heiress is summoned to the bedside of her dying grandfather. The man's last wish is to meet her fiance, but problems arise when the ... See full summary »

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An updated remake of It Started With Eve (1941). A young heiress is summoned to the bedside of her dying grandfather. The man's last wish is to meet her fiance, but problems arise when the fiance is delayed and a young chemical engineer is persuaded to take his place. When the grandfather suddenly (and secretly) recovers, he uses the situation to his advantage - playing matchmaker in an attempt to ensure his granddaughter's happiness. Written by Anonymous

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Are two men too many for the girl who can afford everything? See more »

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Com Qual dos Dois?  »

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Paul Benton: You know what the problem with women is? They've got a manopoly. They're the only thing you can marry. The trust-busters will be after them any day now.
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Remake of It Started with Eve (1941) See more »

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Almost There
Written by Jerry Keller and Gloria Shayne
Sung by Andy Williams
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Innocent film from a bygone era...
7 June 2007 | by See all my reviews

I loved this film. No special effects, no flashy camera-work, just well-written characters, story, and dialog, instantly charming!

The characters were well-rounded and complex, not like the unlovable stereotypes found in today's romantic comedies. The jokes were well-paced. Actors delivered excellent performances. Directing was simple, not for showing off, just for telling a story.

AND there was no hint of sex or rudeness anywhere. Just good clean-and hopelessly funny!-humor. I laughed SO hard! (And didn't feel guilty for doing so!) This is the kind of movie we need today! No gross-outs no sex scenes, no rude dialog, just pure, innocent fun!

I've said it before and I'll say it again: Old comedies are the BEST!


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