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  • Rated: G
  • Director: H. C. Potter, H.C. Potter
  • Writer: Norman Panama, Melvin Frank, Eric Hodgins
  • Synopsis: Cary Grant is hilarious as a successful New York advertising executive who wants to escape the confines of his family's tiny midtown apartment. So he designs his dream home in the suburbs and discovers the project wasn't as easy as it seemed. The house gets larger. The bills get bigger. The problems just won't go away. Eventually, the whole affair becomes a nightmare—a very funny nightmare—that left audiences laughing in 1948 and will have you in stitches, too. Directed by H.C. Potter and co-starring Myrna Loy and Melvyn Douglas, this is the comedic masterpiece that inspired the popular 1987 movie The Money Pit. It's an adventure in homeowning that strikes a familiar chord with everyone who's ever bought a house. 
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Cary Grant is hilarious as a successful New York advertising executive who wants to escape the confines of his family's tiny midtown apartment. So he designs his dream home in the suburbs and discovers the project wasn't as easy as it seemed. The house gets larger. The bills get bigger. The problems just won't go away. Eventually, the whole affair becomes a nightmare—a very funny nightmare—that left audiences laughing in 1948 and will have you in stitches, too. Directed by H.C. Potter and co-starring Myrna Loy and Melvyn Douglas, this is the comedic masterpiece that inspired the popular 1987 movie The Money Pit. It's an adventure in homeowning that strikes a familiar chord with everyone who's ever bought a house. 
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  • Comedy
    Comedy Drama
    Drama
  • Based on our viewers’ overall rating for each service.
    Not all titles featured are available in each service.
  • Rated: G
  • Director: H. C. Potter, H.C. Potter
  • Writer: Norman Panama, Melvin Frank, Eric Hodgins
  • Synopsis: Cary Grant is hilarious as a successful New York advertising executive who wants to escape the confines of his family's tiny midtown apartment. So he designs his dream home in the suburbs and discovers the project wasn't as easy as it seemed. The house gets larger. The bills get bigger. The problems just won't go away. Eventually, the whole affair becomes a nightmare—a very funny nightmare—that left audiences laughing in 1948 and will have you in stitches, too. Directed by H.C. Potter and co-starring Myrna Loy and Melvyn Douglas, this is the comedic masterpiece that inspired the popular 1987 movie The Money Pit. It's an adventure in homeowning that strikes a familiar chord with everyone who's ever bought a house. 

  • Cary Grant
    Myrna Loy
    Melvyn Douglas
    Reginald Denny
    Sharyn Moffett
    Connie Marshall
    Louise Beavers
    Ian Macwolfe
    Lurene Tuttle
    Lex Barker
    Jason Robards Sr.
    Ian Wolfe
    Harry Shannon
    Tito Vuolo
    Nestor Paiva

Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House

1948 Comedy Comedy Drama Drama 7.3 IMDB
Cary Grant is hilarious as a successful New York advertising executive who wants to escape the confines of his family's tiny midtown apartment. So he designs his dream home in the suburbs and discovers the project wasn't as easy as it seemed. The house gets larger. The bills get bigger. The problems just won't go away. Eventually, the whole affair becomes a nightmare—a very funny nightmare—that left audiences laughing in 1948 and will have you in stitches, too. Directed by H.C. Potter and co-starring Myrna Loy and Melvyn Douglas, this is the comedic masterpiece that inspired the popular 1987 movie The Money Pit. It's an adventure in homeowning that strikes a familiar chord with everyone who's ever bought a house. 
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  • Cary Grant
    Myrna Loy
    Melvyn Douglas
    Reginald Denny
    Sharyn Moffett
    Connie Marshall
    Louise Beavers
    Ian Macwolfe
    Lurene Tuttle
    Lex Barker
    Jason Robards Sr.
    Ian Wolfe
    Harry Shannon
    Tito Vuolo
    Nestor Paiva