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The Fountainhead (1949) Movie Information

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The Fountainhead (1949)
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Overall Rank:

8752

Avg. Rating:

2.45/4

# of Ratings:

20

Genres:

Drama

Rating:

NR

Language:

English

Theater Date:

07/02/1949

Director:

King Vidor

Actors:

Gary Cooper
Patricia Neal
Raymond Massey
Kent Smith
Robert Douglas
Henry Hull

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

An idealistic architect battles corrupt business interests and his love for a married woman.

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dukeakasmudge 08/30/2011 (0 of 1 found this helpful)

Rating of
1/4 

Not as good as I was hoping.Almost put me to sleep a couple times

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Bri 12/12/2010 (0 of 1 found this helpful)

Rating of
2/4 

This movie is well-acted and well-shot, but it suffers from being based on a screenplay by well-known bad writer and crap character developer Ayn Rand. The characters do complete 180s multiple times and in the hands of a more talented writer, this might be character nuance or development, but in the hands of Rand it just seems like they might be schizophrenic. The ideas behind the film are lofty (independence, fighting conformity, etc.) and heavy-handed, utterly without grace or subtlelty. The dialogue is laughable. The actors do what they can with their stupid and one-dimensional characters, but this source material doesn't do anyone any favors.

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Allison 03/18/2008 (0 of 1 found this helpful)

Rating of
2/4 

It pales grotesquely compared to the book, even though Ayn Rand wrote both the script and book. She really dumbed it down for Hollywood.

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