The Last Hurrah
The Last Hurrah (1958)

Spencer Tracy stars in John Ford's sentimental adaptation of Edwin O'Connor's novel about the final campaign of a big city mayor, loosely based upon the life of Boston politician James Curley. Tracy is Frank Skeffington, the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1958
DVD Release Date: October 19, 1999
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Critic Score: 89% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tony Macklin

The Last Hurrah is an ignored classic.

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Dennis Schwartz
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Enjoyable as crowd-pleasing nostalgia.

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Michael E. Grost
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Hilarious, richly inventive political satire targeting the rich's class war against the poor, is more timely than ever.

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Flixster Audience Score: 80% Flixster User Reviews
Ken Stachnik
Good movie featuring a great understated performance by Tracy.
jay nixon
Very fine film with a typically great Tracy performance, cunning and wily. Jeffrey Hunter scores strongly as the nephew. Well directed.
cody franklin
A good political film about a mayor running for his 5th and last election. This is not a great political film, but Tracy gives a good performance. It could have… More