A Place in the Sun Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 826

Average Rating: 3.1/4

# of Ratings: 54

Theatrical Release Date: 09/28/1951

Language: English

Genre: Thriller, Romance

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: George Stevens

Actors: Montgomery Clift, Shelley Winters, Elizabeth Taylor, Shepperd Strudwick, Keefe Brasselle, Frieda Inescort

Plot: A blue collar worker is quickly promoted in his uncle's business where he meets a beautiful girl of upper class and dumps his lower class girlfriend.

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Snoogans - wrote on 03/19/2014

The romantic desires of the characters fuel this journey. The film ever so subtly increases in tension up to it's last third, where things take a turn for the worst. Our main male character's complicated emotional dilemma is believable in this situation. It ends in a compelling tragic light.

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mitchellyoung - wrote on 09/02/2011

I don't think I quite bought into the dramatic tension that the director tries so desperately to create here. However, taken as individual scenes, the cast is fantastic and it's a good study for those interested in character acting.

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sodapop - wrote on 04/14/2008

So overrated I don't even want to think about it. Liz Taylor was annoying and the values promoted within made me want to wretch. Deserves a lower rating but it was at least competently made and mildly intriguing.

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