The Cincinnati Kid

  • 1965
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

An attempt to do for poker what THE HUSTLER did for pool, THE CINCINNATI KID succeeds on its own, but it might have been a classic with some more attention paid to the script and, perhaps, a little humor sandwiched in to relieve the suspense. McQueen is The Kid, a formidable gambler who has built a strong reputation among those in the know. He's in New...read more

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The Cincinnati Kid - Official Trailer
02:58 — Steve McQueen brings his cool fire to the role of the Cincinnati Kid, a small-timer eager to take his chances in high-stakes poker. He gets his chance (more…)
(Movie Clip) Crumbling Values
New Orleans card dealer Shooter (Karl Malden) is puzzling over his young wife Melba (Ann-Margret) when he takes a call from big-timer Lancey Howard (E (more…)
(Movie Clip) I'll Be The Man
Steve McQueen (title character) is surprised by girlfriend Christian (Tuesday Weld) planning to leave town as his big poker game approaches, in Norman (more…)
(Movie Clip) Lancey Howard Is In Town
Big-timer Lancey Howard (Edward G. Robinson) arrives New Orleans, as Steve McQueen (title character), unable to find a game, gets the news from dealer (more…)
The Cincinnati Kid trailer
Card sharks try to deal with personal problems during a big game in New Orleans in The Cincinnati Kid (1965), starring Steve McQueen.
(Movie Clip) Not Ready For Me
Steve McQueen, title character, meets a friend, leading into the famous jazz-funeral opening credit sequence, in Norman Jewison's The Cincinnati Kid, (more…)
The Cincinnati Kid Plays According to Hoyle - short video
A behind the scenes piece on the making of the 1965 Steve McQueen movie, The Cincinnati Kid, directed by Norman Jewison.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: An attempt to do for poker what THE HUSTLER did for pool, THE CINCINNATI KID succeeds on its own, but it might have been a classic with some more attention paid to the script and, perhaps, a little humor sandwiched in to relieve the suspense. McQueen is T… (more)

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