The Defiant Ones

  • 1958
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Prison

Tony Curtis and Sidney Poitier are handcuffed together as white and Black escaped convicts in the South in this classic liberal adventure from Stanley Kramer. Their plight is an all-too-obvious metaphor for American race relations. Though the political lesson drives the movie, the action is also effective as the odd couple flees from their oppressors. This...read more

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00:30 — First rate look at race relations as they affect two convicts chained together and on the lam. Oscar nominations for all four stars and Best Picture!

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  • Rating: NR
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