Ace In The Hole

  • 1951
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Inspired by the real-life Floyd Collins cave-in disaster of the 1920s, ACE IN THE HOLE is a searing example of writer-director Billy Wilder at his most brilliantly misanthropic. An uncompromising portrait of human nature at its worst, the film was so far ahead of its time in its depiction of a media circus and the public's appetite for tragedy that it was...read more

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02:26 — Blistering, cynical thriller from director Billy Wilder about a reporter (Kirk Douglas) who fabricates a life-or-death news event just so he can be th (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Inspired by the real-life Floyd Collins cave-in disaster of the 1920s, ACE IN THE HOLE is a searing example of writer-director Billy Wilder at his most brilliantly misanthropic. An uncompromising portrait of human nature at its worst, the film was so far a… (more)

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