Elmer Gantry (1960)

"If there was a dollar to be made—Gantry would make it … If there was a soul to be saved—Gantry would save it …"
Audience Score
73
NR 2 hr 26 minJul 7th, 1960Drama
When hedonistic but charming con man Elmer Gantry meets the beautiful Sister Sharon Falconer, a roadside revivalist, he feigns piousness to join her act as a passionate preacher. The two make a successful onstage pair, and their chemistry extends to romance. Both the show and their relationship are threatened, however, when one of Gantry's ex-lovers decides that she has a score to settle with the charismatic performer.
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