Some Came Running
Some Came Running (1959)

After the success of From Here to Eternity, pairing Frank Sinatra with another James Jones novel made perfect sense. Set in the aftermath of World War II, the film stars Sinatra as a recently discharged soldier whose promising writing… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: May 13, 2008
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

One of American cinema's first great masterpieces about the psychological dislocation of the war generation.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Minnelli's masterpiece.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Somewhat fascinating lurid family drama.

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Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online

Frank Sinatra is at his tortured best, and Dino's acting has never been better.

Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

One of Minnelli's--and Hollywood's--best melodramas of the 1950s, with a breakthrough, Oscar-nominated turn by Shirley MacLaine.

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Holly Grigg-Spall
Film4

A writerly melodrama that whips up some mesmerising performances.

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Flixster Audience Score: 79% Flixster User Reviews
Stella Dallas
great performances from sinatra and maclaine, who's cute as a button but also kinda pathetic. widescreen technicolor melodrama about the underside of small… More
John Ballantine
Sinatra tried to replicate his success with From Here to Eternity but he doesn't have enough to work with here. This tale of a soldier's return home… More
AJ Verser
Some came running out of the theater after seeing this movie, others demanded their money back. This movie seemed like it was going somewhere for the longest… More
Jake Bart
The lush CinemaScope photography helps to sweep the viewer into what is a lurid small-town melodrama about gamblers,drunks, floozies and small town hypocrisy.… More
The Movie Waffler
Not just one of Minnelli's best but one of Hollywood's greatest movies of any era, "Some Came Running" is unjustly forgotten. It features a… More
Tobias Ximénez
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