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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)

Not Rated
108 min | Drama

Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.
Writers
Richard Brooks (screenplay) | James Poe (screenplay) | Tennessee Williams (play "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof")
Cinematographer
William H. Daniels (as William Daniels)
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$3,000,000
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Release date
Aug 29, 1958 (United States)

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19 cast members
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Elizabeth Taylor
Maggie Pollitt Maggie Pollitt   See fewer
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Paul Newman
Brick Pollitt Brick Pollitt   See fewer
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Burl Ives
Big Daddy Pollitt Big Daddy Pollitt   See fewer
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Jack Carson
Gooper Pollitt Gooper Pollitt   See fewer
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Judith Anderson
Big Momma Pollitt Big Momma Pollitt   See fewer
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Madeleine Sherwood
Mae Pollitt Mae Pollitt   See fewer
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Larry Gates
Dr. Baugh Dr. Baugh   See fewer
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Vaughn Taylor
Deacon Davis Deacon Davis   See fewer
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Zelda Cleaver
Sookey (uncredited) Sookey (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brian Corcoran
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hugh Corcoran
Buster Pollitt (uncredited) Buster Pollitt (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kevin Corcoran
Child (uncredited) Child (uncredited)   See fewer
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Patty Ann Gerrity
Dixie Pollitt (uncredited) Dixie Pollitt (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobby Johnson
Pollitt Groom (uncredited) Pollitt Groom (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Merrill
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Deborah Miller
Trixie Pollitt (uncredited) Trixie Pollitt (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert 'Rusty' Stevens
Sonny Pollitt (uncredited) Sonny Pollitt (uncredited)   See fewer
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Vince Townsend
Lacey (uncredited) Lacey (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeane Wood
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8 / 10 | 41,099 votes