Suddenly (1954)

Frank Sinatra is riveting as a cold-hearted assassin in this taut thriller.

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: October 7, 1954
DVD Release Date: June 29, 2004
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

What I liked best was that Frank [Sinatra] wore a fedora throughout, even indoors.

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Donald J. Levit
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The film is promising and wonderful, needing only a very few minutes' editing down.

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Clintus Maximus
In spite of the fact that I've seen Frank Sinatra in a wide variety of roles, I was nonetheless surprised and captivated by his performance in Suddenly. I… More
Stephen Earnest
Tense, brisk and entirely forgettable, "Suddenly" is one of the lesser known thrillers from the 50s. Minus an interesting premise and a creepy… More
Aj V
A very interesting movie a thriller and a political drama, plus a good cast and story. I really liked it.
Anthony Valletta
Nice bit of film noir with Sinatra playing a cold as ice assassin out to kill the president. Sinatra and Hayden make good adversaries. The script is tight and… More
Michael Gildea
Suddenly is nothing special. Sinatra's performance is pretty good as the psycho assassin and Sterling Hayden plays the hard-nosed but sometimes lovesick… More
cody franklin
A nice simple story about a small town sherriff (Hayden) and a family holed up with a crazy assassin (Sinatra).Great acting, dialogue and a good story until the… More