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The movie that dares to ask: When, oh, when will beautiful young girls give bad boy jocks a chance?
"Who are you?"
"What's that matter. I'm bigger then you are."
I am surprised to be saying that this really was a poor film. It started off well enough in the first half, but it was downhill from there. I hope it worked much better on the stage.
Not to mention the terrible miscasting of William Holden. I found him wholly unbelievable as the character - and not only because of his age - which should have been played by more of a James Dean type.
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This movie ranks #42 in François Truffaut's The Films of My Life
This movie ranks #59 in AFI's 100 years...100 passions
This movie ranks #202 in Academy Award Best Picture Nominees
This movie ranks #505 in Have You Seen? A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films
This movie ranks #530 in Cahiers du cinéma - Yearly top 10s
This movie ranks #824 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown