Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Members of an avaricious Southern clan scramble to curry favor with dying, wealthy patriarch Harvey "Big Daddy" Pollitt (Burl Ives) in this Oscar-nominated adaptation of playwright Tennessee Williams's sizzling stage drama. Paul Newman stars as alcoholic ex-football star Brick Pollitt, whose self-pity and drunken malice jeopardize not only his inheritance, but also his marriage to the seductive Maggie (Elizabeth Taylor).
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- Richard Brooks
- 1959 BAFTA®
- 1959 Golden Globe Awards
- Best Director (Motion Picture) nominee
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Widescreen 1.85:1, Pan-and-Scan 1.33:1Subtitles
Spanish (Neutral), French, EnglishClosed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital Mono, French: Dolby Digital MonoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
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Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it