Lists: Comedy, Romance, Romantic Comedy, HPR Selects, Best Picture nominee 1930 to 1939

Brief Synopsis: "A stern Russian woman sent to Paris on official business finds herself attracted to a man who represents everything she is supposed to detest."

Overall Ranking: 14 (Rank from 1939: # 1)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 100%
Regular 0%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Tom Barnes100
David Baruffi97
Rob from GuysFilmQuest84

People Involved

  • Greta Garbo (Sonderbeauftragte Genossin Ninotschka Yakushova)
  • Melvyn Douglas (Graf Leon DAlgout)
  • Bela Lugosi (Kommissar Razinin)
  • Sig Ruman (Iranoff)
  • Felix Bressart (Buljanoff)
  • Alexander Granach (Kopalski)
  • Gregory Gaye (Rakonin)
  • Rolfe Sedan (Hotelmanager)
  • Edwin Maxwell (Juwelier Mercier)
  • Richard Carle (Diener Gaston)
  • Ernst Lubitsch (Director)
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