The Night of the Iguana Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 5467

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 21

Theatrical Release Date: 08/06/1964

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Thriller

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: John Huston

Actors: Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr, Sue Lyon, Skip Ward, Grayson Hall

Plot: John Huston's adaptation of Tennessee Williams' play.

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Indyfreak - wrote on 10/18/2019

Offbeat dramatization of the Tennessee Williams play about a defrocked priest, a pretty hotelier, a single artist, a mischievous girl , and a closeted governess all congregated at a dilapidated Mexican resort. The tone shifts from drama to comedy to tragedy in a heartbeat. Richard Burton and Ava Gardner are pretty good. Sue Lyon plays a rehash of her Lolita role well. Grayson Hall is appropriately stuck-up and oblivious as the judgemental leader of a tour group unaware of her own lesbianism. Huston keeps Richard Burton's character interesting enough without becoming too pathetic.

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Ingrid Bergman - wrote on 09/03/2014

A gripping drama with Richard Burton as an alcoholic and allegedly defrocked Minister who is now acting as a tour guide in Mexico. Richard Burton, Ava Gardner and Deborah Kerr light up the screen in this well scripted adaptation of Tennessee Williams' play.

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Allison - wrote on 10/17/2008

This is an incredible film by John Huston about a preacher that has been beaten down by the world. Incredible performances all around. I usually don't like Ava Gardner, but she was unrecognizably brilliant in this. Sue Lyon had too few good roles in her career, but she was smoldering as the teenage temptress.

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