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Auntie Mame

1958 Rated NR 2hr 23m

Rosalind Russell dazzles in a tour de force performance as the larger-than-life Mame Dennis, who unexpectedly gains custody of her young nephew Patrick in 1920s New York. As Patrick grows, he learns to live by Auntie Mame's motto: "Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death!" Peggy Cass, Coral Browne and Pippa Scott co-star in this exhilarating comedy based on the memoir by Patrick Dennis.

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Movie Details

1960 BAFTA®
1959 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture nominee
  • Top 100 Laughs
1959 Academy Award®
  • Best Picture nominee
  • Best Actress nominee: Rosalind Russell
  • Best Film Editing nominee
  • Best Supporting Actress nominee: Peggy Cass
  • Best Art Direction nominee
  • Best Cinematography Color nominee
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1


English, French, Spanish (Neutral), Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese Simplified, Thai, Korean, Malay

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono, French: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailers; cast and crew information.