Cool Hand Luke (1967) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Stuart Rosenberg and produced by Gordon Carroll and Carter De Haven Jr..
The film was based on the novel of the same name written by Donn Pearce published in 1965.
Cool Hand Luke was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2005.
Academy Awards 1967 --- Ceremony Number 40 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actor||Paul Newman||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actor||George Kennedy||Won|
|Best Music - Scoring||Lalo Schifrin||Nominated|
|Best Writing||Donn Pearce, Frank R. Pierson||Nominated|
Cool Hand Luke (1967, Stuart Rosenberg)By Andrew Wickliffe on Jul 2, 2020 From The Stop Button
Maybe a third of the way into Cool Hand Luke, the film all of a sudden starts getting really good. It?s when Jo Van Fleet makes her appearance, which provides the film both its single best acting?Newman and Van Fleet are exquisite in the scene?and also director Rosenberg showing he?s actually got a ... Read full article
Cool Hand Luke (1967)By Beatrice on Jul 6, 2019 From Flickers in Time
Cool Hand Luke Directed by Stuart Rosenberg Written by Don Pearce and Frank Pierson from Pearce’s novel 1967/USA Jalem Productions Repeat viewing/Amazon Instant One of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die The Christ symbolism and anti-establishment message haven’t aged all that well. ... Read full article
Review: Cool Hand Luke (1967)By 4 Star Film Fan on Apr 15, 2019 From 4 Star Films
While I might not consider it one of the finest films ever produced, Cool Hand Luke features one of the most mythic characters ever conceived for the movies. He’s one of those figures who can seemingly only exist on celluloid. Luke Jackson comes out of a certain turbulent period in American hi... Read full article
Cool Hand Luke: Newman?s Double?By Judy on Jun 21, 2014 From Cary Grant Won't Eat You
This post is part of Silver Screenings‘ and The Rosebud Cinema’s 1967 in Film Blogathon. Check out the other entries on their sites! It?s not surprising, given the film?s condemnation of authority and celebration of rebellion, that Cool Hand Luke came out in 1967 in the midst of Vietnam... Read full article
Cool Hand Luke (1967)By 4 Star Film Fan on Feb 21, 2014 From 4 Star Films
In one of his most memorable performances, Paul Newman is Luke Jackson a man put on a chain gang for cutting the heads off parking meters while drunk. Despite the weary and monotonous regiment, Luke will not be?cowed?and he always keeps his positive demeanor. Originally the newcomer, Luke quickly ea... Read full article
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Luke: Oh come on. Stop beatin' it. Get out there yourself. Stop feedin' off me. Get out of here. I can't breathe. Give me some air.
[Moving through the crowd, all excited about the record breaking egg eating about to take place]
Dragline: Alright, stand back you pedestrians, this ain't no automobile accident.
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The movie's line "What we've got here is failure to communicate." was voted as the #11 movie quote by the American Film Institute
The music cue where Luke gets the men to work faster on the road was used later for many years by many ABC television stations as their "Eyewitness News" theme.
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