The Crowd Roars
The Crowd Roars (1932)

A racecar driver attempting to keep his younger brother out of racing causes a bitter rivalry until the death of a friend and a last-minute emergency at the Indy 500 bring them back together to win the competition. Howard Hawks directed… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: August 28, 2012
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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Some directors knew just what to do with sound even in the early years of the 'talkies.' Howard Hawks' 'The Crowd Roars' -- the very title promises a boisterous soundtrack -- opens with the rumble of race cars and closes with the wail of ambulance sirens.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Vivid melodrama about race car drivers and their romances.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Crosses the finish line as nothing more than routine.

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