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The Defiant Ones (1958)

NR 09/24/1958 (US) CrimeDrama 1h 36m

One of the great ones!


Two convicts—a white racist and an angry black man—escape while chained to each other.

  1. Stanley Kramer


  2. Nedrick Young


  3. Harold Jacob Smith


Top Billed Cast

  1. Tony Curtis

    Tony Curtis

    John 'Joker' Jackson

  2. Sidney Poitier

    Sidney Poitier

    Noah Cullen

  3. Theodore Bikel

    Theodore Bikel

    Sheriff Max Muller

  4. Charles McGraw

    Charles McGraw

    Capt. Frank Gibbons

  5. Lon Chaney Jr.

    Lon Chaney Jr.

    Big Sam

  6. King Donovan

    King Donovan


  7. Claude Akins

    Claude Akins


  8. Lawrence Dobkin

    Lawrence Dobkin


  9. Whit Bissell

    Whit Bissell

    Lou Gans

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The Defiant Ones
The Defiant Ones

Status Released

Original Language English

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