The Big Knife
The Big Knife (1955)

The original Broadway production of Clifford Odets' +The Big Knife starred John Garfield. The film version stars Jack Palance, not an unfair exchange, but certainly an offbeat one. Palance plays big-time movie star Charlie Castle, who… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: October 15, 2002
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

A Tinseltown exposť like a manicured hand clenched into a fist

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A stinging film on Hollywood's studio system.

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David Nusair
Apollo Guide

...an antiquated misfire.

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AJ Verser
A pretty good Hollywood story movie, but I saw it on TV and didn't get to watch the whole thing, so I can't say much about it. I would like to see… More
cody franklin
Good film about Hollywood with great performances and script. This would get another star if they cut about 15 minutes toward the end. Everyone is good in it… More