Explore
 Lists  Reviews  Images  Update feed
Categories
MoviesTV ShowsMusicBooksGamesDVDs/Blu-RayPeopleArt & DesignPlacesWeb TV & PodcastsToys & CollectiblesComic Book SeriesBeautyAnimals   View more categories »

The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)

Directed by


Starring (View all)
Frank Sinatra Frank Sinatra
Frankie Machine
Eleanor Parker Eleanor Parker
Zosh Machine
Kim Novak Kim Novak
Molly
Arnold Stang Arnold Stang
Sparrow
Robert Strauss Robert Strauss
Schwiefka
John Conte John Conte
Drunky


Written by (View all)
Walter Newman Walter Newman
(screenplay) and
Lewis Meltzer Lewis Meltzer
(screenplay)


Lists

449 votes
1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die (1001 items)
list by upidipi
Published 8 years, 2 months ago 869 comments
164 votes
Incredible Movies That Should Be WAY More Famous (52 items)
list by Severin Severin
Published 4 years, 6 months ago 27 comments
154 votes
The 67 Most Influential Films Ever Made (67 items)
list by Kris
Published 6 years, 6 months ago 17 comments
85 votes
3003 Movies Into the Golden Age!!!...so far? (6108 items)
list by ToonHead2102
Published 6 years, 1 month ago 11 comments
84 votes
Watched in 2013 (674 items)
list by Coby
Published 4 years, 5 months ago 5 comments

The Man with the Golden Arm Videos

The Man With The Golden Arm

133 Views, 2 votes

Added 9 years ago




Cover art, photos and screenshots

9 votes
8 votes
8 votes
7 votes
7 votes

Reviews

The Man with the Golden Arm

9 months, 3 weeks ago at Sep 5 5:38
The Man with the Golden Arm has seen its reputation mellow in comparison to other addiction dramas from the era, namely The Lost Weekend. I suppose falling into the public domain and an avalanche of poor home video releases can do that to a movie. Shame as The Man with the Golden Arm has a lot to offer the viewer on all fronts, not just as historical trivia as the first major release to tackle dru... read more
View all The Man with the Golden Arm reviews
Strung-out junkie deals with daily demoralizing drug addiction while crippled wife and card sharks continue to pull him down.
Release date: 16 January 1956
UPC: 025493070125
Tags: Poker (4), Drama (4), 1955 (4), Addiction (3), Jail (3), Heroin (3), Drugs (3), 1950s (3), Spiral Staircase (2), Based On Novel (2), Magic Trick (2), Kim Novak (2), Game (2), Usa (2), (2), Drug Dealer (1), Drug Withdrawal (1), Public Domain (1), Husband Wife Relationship (1), Cheating At Cards (1)
My tags: Add tags
Add to list
Not interested

Add Review
Picture
Video

  
English only, other review rules - Big post screen

Update feed

LBKittyofHell added this to a list 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Anautix added this to a list 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Anautix' Movie Diary 2017 (90 movies items)

"12.03.2017 Very good performance by Frank Sinatra. After Vertigo it's now the second movie with Kim Novak that I watched. my rating: 7,5"


Appelsiinipuutikku added this to a list 5 months ago
JxSxPx added this to a list 8 months, 1 week ago
PopMatter's Essential Film Performances - 2012 (50 movies items)

"THE DARK SIDE Frank Sinatra It is very hard to not be Frank. One of the great challenges for famous musicians when they crossover to film, is trying to forget who they are and seeing the character clearly beyond their own star personae. They carry that baggage and must find some way to shed that usual recognition and replace it with a new life that lies dormant in their character as written. That is an achievement in itself. As an audience, as fans of music, we are used to seeing Sinatra as a ma"


Citizen Caine added this to a list 9 months, 2 weeks ago
JxSxPx posted a review 9 months, 3 weeks ago

The Man with the Golden Arm

“The Man with the Golden Arm has seen its reputation mellow in comparison to other addiction dramas from the era, namely The Lost Weekend. I suppose falling into the public domain and an avalanche of poor home video releases can do that to a movie. Shame as The Man with the Golden Arm has a lot to offer the viewer on all fronts, not just as historical trivia as the first major release to tackle drug addiction.   Loosely based on the Nelson Algren novel, shining more light and injecting more hope into the proceedings (this was the heyday of the Hays Code and strict censorship, after all), but don’t ever mistake this for an easy viewing experience. From the first frame, in which Frankie Machine (Frank Sinatra) returns to his neighborhood after a stint in a prison hospital to kick his her” read more

Eleanor voted for an image 11 months ago

Anautix added this to a list 11 months ago
My Movie Highlights of the 1950s (+Watchlists) (139 movies items)

"Very good performance by Frank Sinatra. After Vertigo it's the second movie with Kim Novak that I watched. my rating: 7,5"


Kandi added this to a list 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Eleanor Parker - Movies (15 movies items)

" Kim Novak and Eleanor Parker "


imanshole voted for an image 1 year, 3 months ago

Anakin added this to a list 1 year, 3 months ago
imanshole voted for an image 1 year, 4 months ago


Insert image

drop image here
(or click)
or enter URL:
 link image?  square?

Insert video

Format block