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Year
1961
Runtime
134 min.
Director
Robert Rossen
Genres
Drama, Sport
Rating *
8.0
Votes *
62,053
Checks
10,889
Favs
795
Dislikes
46
Favs/checks
7.3% (1:14)
Favs/dislikes
17:1
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  1. moldypoldy's avatar

    moldypoldy

    I'm shootin pool, Fats. When I miss, you can shoot. 7 years 5 months ago
  2. Mackmannen's avatar

    Mackmannen

    The first scene is absolutely mesmerizing. Paul Newman the boss! 8 years 1 month ago
  3. Siskoid's avatar

    Siskoid

    A pool/gambling movie? I'm there! Turns out this is far darker than you'd expect and Paul Newman eats up the screen. 1 year ago
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In 15 official lists

  1. This movie ranks #16 in BAFTA - Best Film
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  2. This movie ranks #17 in Sport
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    17
  3. This movie ranks #47 in 1960s
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    47
  4. This movie ranks #58 in Academy Award Best Cinematography
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    58
  5. This movie ranks #102 in Empire 500
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    102
  6. This movie ranks #134 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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    134
  7. This movie ranks #160 in Roger Ebert: the great movies
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    160
  8. This movie ranks #226 in National Film Registry
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    226
  9. This movie ranks #231 in Academy Award Best Picture Nominees
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    231
  10. This movie ranks #369 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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    369
  11. This movie ranks #388 in They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
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    388
  12. This movie ranks #411 in The Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made
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    411
  13. This movie ranks #429 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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    429
  14. This movie ranks #482 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Films
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    482
  15. This movie ranks #595 in Have You Seen? A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films
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