A Hole in the Head
A Hole in the Head (1959)

This late Frank Capra comedy-drama stars Frank Sinatra as Tony Manetta, the widowed owner of a struggling motel who can't seem to connect with his 12-year-old son (Eddie Hodges).

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 18, 2001
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The penultimate film of the 61-year-old Frank Capra.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Overlong, reactionary, but enjoyable with enough of the old Capra magic to make it work.

Emanuel Levy

Capra's next to last film, a tale of a widower and his young son, is not up to his level but the film is entertaining due to the star turn of Frank Sinatra, and of course the popular Oscar-winning tune "High Hopes," which he sings.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Weak Capra light drama does have Sinatra and Edward G.

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Flixster Audience Score: 48% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Capra's second to last film, made in 1959, and set in Miami Beach, shows widower swinger single pop Sinatra trying to stay financially afloat while trying… More
Tom Ericksen
One of the best performances I've EVER seen by Ol' Blue Eyes --
jay nixon
the supporting cast makes this worthwhile