The Prize
The Prize (1963)

Based on the novel by Irving Wallace, The Prize takes place in Stockholm, where several laureates gather to accept their Nobel Prizes. At first, the film concentrates on iconoclastic novelist Paul Newman, but he is temporarily shunted to… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 24, 1992
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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Set in Stockholm during the Nobel Prize ceremonies, the film is an unsuccessful blend of politics, international intrigues and romance, but the sight of a semi-naked Paul Newman in a nudist colony might appeal to his fans.

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Film4

Newman heads the cast of this flawed but enjoyable comedy thriller based on Irving Wallace's spy yarn.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

Suffers from an unevenness of tone which cannot balance the political turmoil with the sexual playfulness.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The only prize this film takes is the booby prize for crudeness.

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jay nixon
Excellent thriller with a great sense of humor
Doctor Strangeblog
Few are better at the rascally hero role than Paul Newman, here playing a jaded Nobel Prize novelist who has turned to drink, women, and writing dimestore… More