• The Cincinnati Kid (1965)

The Cincinnati Kid

Release Date: 1965

DVD Release Date: May 31st, 2005

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary

Young poker player Eric Stoner (Steve McQueen), also known as the "Cincinnati Kid," wants to build his reputation by beating the best player around, Lancey "The Man" Howard (Edward G. Robinson). Through Stoner's friend, "Shooter" (Karl Malden), a game with Howard is scheduled. However, Stoner discovers the game is being fixed against Howard by Slade (Rip Torn) out of revenge for a bad loss he suffered to Howard. Stoner objects because he feels he can take the match on his own merits.

Cast: Steve McQueen, Edward G. Robinson, Ann-Margret , Karl Malden, Tuesday Weld, Joan Blondell, Rip Torn, Jack Weston

Director: Norman Jewison

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Solar Productions, Filmways Pictures

Keywords: Quest, Cool, Tense, Girlfriend, Gritty, 1930s, Suspenseful, Underdog, Wife, Friend

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Awards

Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture