A Lion Is in the Streets
A Lion Is in the Streets (1953)

James Cagney and director Raoul Walsh reunite with Cagney portraying a Huey Long-styled Southern governor named Hank Martin, who gains the support of poor voters and heads off to Washington to fight on their behalf, but soon finds he's… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
DVD Release Date: June 3, 1992
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Alberto Abuín

A film with a great cast where the absolute star of the show, never better said, is James Cagney. [Full review in Spanish]

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Uneven but often powerful look at poor people in revolt.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Pure Hollywood balderdash.

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jay nixon
Cagney is magnetic as always but the script is wanting.