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MetaCritic Rating 100%
TMDB Rating 7.6
IMDB Rating 8.2
RottenTomatoes Rating 98%

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Revenue: $0

Budget: $0

Profit: - $0


Movie Details

Tag Line: The almighty J.J... the columnist with sixty million believers... his wrath is feared by the great and near great who worship the sweet smell of success!

Status: Released

Average Rating: 8

Release Date: Jul 4, 1957

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Run Time: 1h 37m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: Hecht-Hill-Lancaster Productions


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Synopsis

New York City newspaper writer J.J. Hunsecker holds considerable sway over public opinion with his Broadway column, but one thing that he can't control is his younger sister, Susan, who is in a relationship with aspiring jazz guitarist Steve Dallas. Hunsecker strongly disapproves of the romance and recruits publicist Sidney Falco to find a way to split the couple, no matter how ruthless the method.


Main Cast

Burt Lancaster

Burt Lancaster

J.J. Hunsecker

Age : 80 | Popularity : 13%

Tony Curtis

Tony Curtis

Sidney Falco

Age : 85 | Popularity : 11%

Susan Harrison

Susan Harrison

Susan Hunsecker

Age : 82 | Popularity : 3%

Martin Milner

Martin Milner

Steve Dallas

Age : 83 | Popularity : 7%

Sam Levene

Sam Levene

Frank D' Angelo

Age : 75 | Popularity : 7%

Barbara Nichols

Barbara Nichols

Rita

Age : 47 | Popularity : 18%

David White

David White

Otis Elwell

Age : 74 | Popularity : 12%

Jeff Donnell

Jeff Donnell

Sally

Age : 66 | Popularity : 7%


Crew

Department Role Name
Sound Sound Designer
Jack Solomon
Jack Solomon
Original Music Composer
Elmer Bernstein
Elmer Bernstein
Writing Screenplay
Ernest Lehman
Ernest Lehman
Clifford Odets
Clifford Odets
Author
Ernest Lehman
Ernest Lehman
Production Executive Producer
Tony Curtis
Tony Curtis
Burt Lancaster
Burt Lancaster
Harold Hecht
Harold Hecht
Producer
James Hill
James Hill
Art Set Decoration
Edward G. Boyle
Edward G. Boyle
Art Direction
Edward Carrere
Edward Carrere
Costume & Make-Up Makeup Artist
Robert J. Schiffer
Robert J. Schiffer
Costume Design
Mary Grant
Mary Grant
Directing Director
Alexander Mackendrick
Alexander Mackendrick
Camera Director of Photography
James Wong Howe
James Wong Howe
Editing Editor
Alan Crosland, Jr.
Alan Crosland, Jr.
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