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The Fugitive Kind (1960)

Not Rated
119 min | Drama, Romance

Valentine "Snakeskin" Xavier, a trouble-prone drifter trying to go straight, wanders into a small Mississippi town looking for a simple and honest life but finds himself embroiled with problem-filled women.
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Writers
Tennessee Williams (screenplay) (play "Orpheus Descending") | Meade Roberts (screenplay)
Producers
Martin Jurow | Richard Shepherd (as Richard A. Shepherd)
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Status
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Updated Apr 13, 1960

Release date
Apr 14, 1960 (United States)
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21 cast members
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Marlon Brando
Valentine 'Snakeskin' Xavier Valentine 'Snakeskin' Xavier   See fewer
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Anna Magnani
Lady Torrance Lady Torrance   See fewer
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Joanne Woodward
Carol Cutrere Carol Cutrere   See fewer
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Maureen Stapleton
Vee Talbot Vee Talbot   See fewer
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Victor Jory
Jabe Torrance Jabe Torrance   See fewer
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R.G. Armstrong
Sheriff Jordan Talbot (as R. G. Armstrong) Sheriff Jordan Talbot (as R. G. Armstrong)   See fewer
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Virgilia Chew
Nurse Porter Nurse Porter   See fewer
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Ben Yaffee
'Dog' Hamma 'Dog' Hamma   See fewer
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Joe Brown Jr.
'Pee Wee' Binnings 'Pee Wee' Binnings   See fewer
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Mary Perry
Actress Actress   See fewer
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Madame Spivy
Ruby Lightfoot (as Spivy) Ruby Lightfoot (as Spivy)   See fewer
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John Baragrey
David Cutrere David Cutrere   See fewer
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Sally Gracie
Dolly Hamma Dolly Hamma   See fewer
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Lucille Benson
Beulah Binnings Beulah Binnings   See fewer
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Emory Richardson
Uncle Pleasant, the Conjure Man Uncle Pleasant, the Conjure Man   See fewer
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Neil Harrison
Actor (as Nell Harrison) Actor (as Nell Harrison)   See fewer
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Janice Mars
Gas Station Attendant's Wife Gas Station Attendant's Wife   See fewer
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Jeanne Barr
Bit Part (uncredited) Bit Part (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Borgman
Gas Station Attendant (uncredited) Gas Station Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Debbie Lynch
Lonely Girl (uncredited) Lonely Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herb Vigran
Caliope Player (voice) (uncredited) Caliope Player (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.2 / 10 | 5,005 votes