- AFI's 100 Years 100 Laughs: #68
- AFI's 100 Years... 100 Passions: #77
- Improv: Much of the film was improvised by director Leo McCarey and the cast during filming each day.
- Those Two Actors: Cary Grant and Irene Dunne starred in three films together, two comedies (The Awful Truth and My Favorite Wife) and one drama (Penny Serenade).
Trivia / The Awful Truth