The Joker Is Wild
The Joker Is Wild (1957)

Frank Sinatra plays the troubled 1920s-era Chicago nightclub singer and comic Joe E. Lewis in this tuneful biopic. Joe's career as a singer is going fine until he derails it all by politely refusing to do a gig at a rival club.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1957
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Frank Sinatra is well-cast playing the comedian.

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Phil Hall
Film Threat

One of Sinatra's best performances.

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jay nixon
Sinatra offers a good account of Joe E. Lewis in a film made during his most fruitful as an actor before the laziness of the Rat Pack years crept into his work.… More
danny d
one of the best biopics i have ever seen. honest and authentic, its always great to see sinatra do serious acting and he was superb in the lead. the acting… More
Lanning : )
Now don't laugh, okay? I believe Frank Sinatra is way underrated as an actor. I'm not talking about his singing here. I'm talking about pure… More