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Ace in the Hole

1951-06-29 | Drama
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A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to revitalize his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control media circus.
Director: Billy Wilder
Stars: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling

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4 wins 7 nominations
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    Best Writing, Story and Screenplay

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Ace in the Hole FAQ

The casts of Ace in the Hole are Kirk Douglas starring as Chuck Tatum, Jan Sterling starring as Lorraine Minosa, Robert Arthur starring as Herbie Cook, Porter Hall starring as Jacob Q. Boot, Frank Cady starring as Mr. Federber, Richard Benedict starring as Leo Minosa.
The production budget of Ace in the Hole was 1,821,052 USD.
The certification of Ace in the Hole is NR.
A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to revitalize his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control media circus..
The runtime of Ace in the Hole is 111 minutes.
The release date of Ace in the Hole is June 29, 1951.
Ace in the Hole won 1951 Venice Film Festival, 2017 National Film Preservation Board, USA, 1951 National Board of Review, USA.
The genre of Ace in the Hole is Drama.
The revenue of Ace in the Hole was 1,300,000 USD.
On October 18, 2021, the IMDB rating of Ace in the Hole is 8.1/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 92/100, Metacritic rating is 72/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
On October 18, 2021, there were 5254 public reaction to Ace in the Hole including cynical view, sardonic dialogue, stinging lines, crusading, intrepid.