Sweet Smell of Success

Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

"The almighty J.J... the columnist with sixty million believers... his wrath is feared by the great and near great who worship the sweet smell of success!"
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Not Yet Rated 1 hr 37 minJun 27th, 1957Drama

New York City newspaper writer J.J. Hunsecker holds considerable sway over public opinion with his Broadway column, but one thing that he can't control is his younger sister, Susan, who is in a relationship with aspiring jazz guitarist Steve Dallas. Hunsecker strongly disproves of the romance and recruits publicist Sidney Falco to find a way to split the couple, no matter how ruthless the method.

Burt Lancasteras J.J. Hunsecker
Tony Curtisas Sidney Falco
Susan Harrisonas Susan Hunsecker