The Fugitive Kind
The Fugitive Kind (1960)

Fugitive Kind began life as Battle of Angels, a never-produced 1939 play by a young Tennessee Williams. Nearly 20 years later, Williams refined this rough-hewn theatrical effort into Orpheus Descending, which enjoyed a respectable Broadway… More

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DVD Release Date: November 8, 2005
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Christopher Long
Movie Metropolis

Unfortunately the movie doesnt offer much else to supplement Brandos masterstrokes.

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Carregado de subtexto e profundamente crítico no que diz respeito ao conservadorismo norte-americano, traz Brando e Magnani impecáveis e intensos em uma narrativa sensível e impecavelmente comandada por Lumet.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...though Brando delivers a performance that's just as engaging and mesmerizing as one might expect, the movie is a dull, relentlessly talky exercise in pointlessness.

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

Seeing Marlon Brando still at the young, Method-fueled heights of his career makes the film imminently watchable

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Emanuel Levy

The superb acting by Marlon Brando, Anna Magnani, and Joanne Woodward and some lyrical passages of Tennessee William's play compensate for the stagnant production--a must for Brando fans.

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Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks

An almost unbelievably sluggish and uninflected adaptation of Tennessee Williams' searing Orpheus Descending.

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Sean Axmaker

Highly theatrical and dripping with gothic atmosphere, it's hardly realistic and the love story never convinces, but it is mesmerizing...

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A stagy and ponderous film that lacks soul.

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Flixster Audience Score: 64% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
Maybe if Kazan had directed this movie would have been more exciting, I don't know what the problem was, but this movie is incredibly slow and boring. The… More
jay nixon
Not top notch Tennesse Williams, florid and over ripe. Brando, Joanne Woodward, Anna Magnani and Maureen Stapleton do what they can with underwritten parts,… More
Robert C
Everything that you would expect from a Tennessee Williams play / film; unrequited love, compassion, lust, intolerance, hate, hope, brutality. And of course,… More
Conner Rainwater
Another amazing Tenesse Williams adaption. Marlon Brando gave an equally stunning performance to his in Streetcar while playing a completely different… More
Stefanie C
"Wild things leave their skin the fugitive kind can follow their kind." This film seethes with a dark, sultry, gothic atmosphere:… More
danny d
this film is only recommendable and only watchable because of amazing performances across the board, highlighted by a stellar performance by brando. but as… More