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Odds Against Tomorrow (1959)

Unrated

Drama/Crime/Suspense/Thriller · 1h 36m · 10/13/1959

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This Isn't A Story...It's An Explosion!

Description

Nerve-snapping tension, gritty style and an unsparing look at racial tension unite in this "thunderbolt of a film" (Los Angeles Examiner) from four-time Oscar® winner Robert Wise* and writers Abraham Polonsky and Nelson Gidding. Harry Belafonte, Robert Ryan, Shelley Winters and Ed Begley deliver "superb" (Hollywood Citizen Herald) performances in this "absorbing ... taut crime melodrama" (Variety). One hundred and fifty thousand dollars, ready for the taking. It's too much to resist for bigoted ex-con Earl Slater (Ryan). He agrees to take part in a bank robbery with former cop Burke (Begley) - but hesitates when he finds out that one of his partners (Belafonte) is black. As tensions mount and the man get closer to their biggest score ever, Earl's hatred erupts, resulting in violent consequences for the heist... and their lives. *1965: Best Picture, Director, The Sound of Music; 1961: Best Picture, Director (with Jerome Robbins), West Side Story

Where to Watch

Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Company

HarBel Productions
Cast
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Harry Belafonte

Johnny Ingram
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Robert Ryan

Earle Slater
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Shelley Winters

Lorry
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Ed Begley

Dave Burke
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Gloria Grahame

Helen
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Will Kuluva

Bacco
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Kim Hamilton

Ruth
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Mae Barnes

Annie
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Richard Bright

Coco
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Carmen De Lavallade

Kitty
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Lew Gallo

Moriarity
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Lois Thorne

Eadie
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Wayne Rogers

Soldier in Bar
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Zohra Lampert

Girl in Bar
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Allen Nourse

Police Chief
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William Adams

Bank Guard (uncredited)
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Chris Barbery

Gas Station Attendant (uncredited)
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Ron Becks

Carousel Boy (uncredited)
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Mary Boylan

Bank Secretary (uncredited)
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Eric Burroughs

Bit Part (uncredited)
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David Clarke

(uncredited)
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Floyd Ennis

Solly (uncredited)
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John Garden

Bus Station Announcer (uncredited)
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Stanley Greene

PTA Member (uncredited)
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Burtt Harris

Jonesy (uncredited)
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Fred Herrick

Bank Manager (uncredited)
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Paul Hoffman

Garry (uncredited)
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Robert Jones

Guard (uncredited)
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Robert Earl Jones

Club Employee (uncredited)
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Barney Martin

Car Accident Driver (uncredited)
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Lou Martini

Captain of Waiters (uncredited)
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Maro May

Ambulance Attendant (uncredited)
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Ed Preble

Hotel Juno Clerk (uncredited)
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Diana Sands

Club Hostess (uncredited)
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Fred J. Scollay

Cannoy (uncredited)
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Mel Stewart

Hotel Juno Elevator Operator (uncredited)
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Ronnie Stewart

Man with Dog (uncredited)
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Cicely Tyson

Jazz Club Bartender (uncredited)
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Clint Young

Cop (uncredited)
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Bill Zuckert

Bartender (uncredited)
Crew
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Robert Wise

Director
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William P. McGivern

Writer
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Abraham Polonsky

Writer
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Nelson Gidding

Writer
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John O. Killens

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Odds Against Tomorrow

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

5/29/2018

Disc Title Front Cover

Odds Against Tomorrow

(DVD, Clamshell)

12/2/2003

Disc Title Front Cover

Odds Against Tomorrow

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

5/29/2018

Disc Title Front Cover

Odds Against Tomorrow

(Blu-ray)

1/9/2024

$15.89 -$9.06 (36%)

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