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A Face in the Crowd (1957) Movie Information

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A Face in the Crowd (1957)
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Overall Rank:

908

Avg. Rating:

3.08/4

# of Ratings:

30

Genres:

Drama

Rating:

NR

Language:

English

Theater Date:

05/28/1957

DVD Release:

11/09/2010

Director:

Elia Kazan

Actors:

Andy Griffith
Patricia Neal
Anthony Franciosa
Walter Matthau
Lee Remick
Percy Waram

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

An Arkansas hobo becomes an overnight media sensation. But as he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?

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Andy Griffith as a country boy who has nothing then has everything & back to nothing again.WOW!!! I cant believe I hadnt heard of this flick earlier.What a GREAT movie

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04/02/2013 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Andy Griffith goes Dark

My father was always a big Andy Griffith show fan so I watched a lot with him as a young lad. Thereís always been something appealing about that simple wise homespun sort of hero, and The Andy Griffith show was and always has been a classic example.

Sadly, I have not watched The Andy Griffith Show in a long long time, not since I first saw A Face in the Crowd. A Face in the Crowd has sort of ruined it for me; or rather Iím afraid it has.

The film stars Griffith (before he got his fame) as a drifter who, through some fluke luck ends up with his own television show. His refreshing outlook on life gains him unprecedented popularity, and his fame and wealth, things he didnít have, or cared about having before hand.

The movie is a startling depiction of a normal sane man turned i...

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