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2 hits 0.8 (125 votes) Share Favorite | Flag 63 years ago by falconwing

The Defiant Ones

Release Date: Saturday, September 27 1958
Stars: Tony Curtis , Sidney Poitier , Lon Chaney Jr. , Claude Akins , Theodore Bikel
Genre(s): Drama

"The Defiant Ones" story, characters and photos © MGM/United Artists


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15 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Friday 9/1/06 - 2:16:51 AM EST (GMT-5)
Wow! Can't believe nobody has commented on this great film!

Poitier and Curtis play escaped convicts who are shackled together and must overcome their hostility and racial prejudice in order to work together. Considering the time this film was made, it's a pretty gutsy exploration of racial tensions, and the film has aged very well.

The brilliant Poitier has never been better, and this is Curtis' finest role. It's a definite must-see for the cinephile.




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