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Ace in the Hole (1951)

PG-13 111 min - Drama - 29 June 1951
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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
Writers:  Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels, Walter Newman
Stars:  Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur, Porter Hall, Frank Cady, Richard Benedict, Ray Teal, Lewis Martin, John Berkes, Frances Dominguez, Gene Evans, Frank Jaquet, Harry Harvey, Bob Bumpas, Geraldine Hall, Richard Gaines, Ken Christy, Iron Eyes Cody, Francisco Day, Lester Dorr, Claire Du Brey, Edith Evanson, William Fawcett, Joe Gray, Charles Griffin, Bob Kortman, Lee Miller, Ralph Moody, Bert Moorhouse, William H. O'Brien, Jack Roberts, Bert Stevens

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Storyline

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.



Tagline: Rough, tough Chuck Tatum, who battered his way to the top ... trampling everything in his path - men, women and morals !

Genres: Drama

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Language:  Latin, Spanish, English
Release Date:  29 June 1951

Box Office

Budget:  $1,821,052
Revenue:  $1,300,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Paramount Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 51 min

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