584 total votes
A Face in the Crowd

A Face in the Crowd

A Face in the Crowd is a 1957 film starring Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal and Walter Matthau, directed by Elia Kazan. The screenplay was written by Budd Schulberg, based on his short story "Your Arkansas Traveler", part of his 1953 short story collection, Some Faces in the Crowd. The story centers on a drifter named Larry "Lonesome" Rhodes, who is discovered by the producer of a small-market radio program in rural northeast Arkansas. Rhodes ultimately rises to great fame and influence on national television. The film launched Griffith into stardom, but earned mixed reviews upon its original release. Later decades have seen reappraisals of the movie, and in 2008 A ... more on Wikipedia

A Face in the Crowd is ranked on...

#171 of 335 The Best Political Films Ever Made 22.3k VOTES Political movies can approach the notion of politics and government from numerous perspectives, and with many wildly diverge...
#34 of 59 The Best Serious Movies Starring Comedians 10.9k VOTES Dramatic movies starring comedians, ranked by comedy and film fans. Often, after making a name for themselves appearing in w...
#15 of 99 The Best Rip Torn Movies of All Time, Ranked 857 VOTES Are looking for the best Rip Torn movies? Then you’ve come to the right place. This list has every movie on Rip Torn’s filmo...
#6 of 205 The Best Movies of 1957 4.3k VOTES List of the best movies of 1957, with movie trailers when available. Though cinematic legend Humphrey Bogart died in 1957,...
#23 of 64 The Best Walter Matthau Movies 3.7k VOTES List of the best Walter Matthau movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Walter Matthau has starred ...
#11 of 24 The Best Burl Ives Movies 347 VOTES List of the best Burl Ives movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Burl Ives's highest grossing mov...
#2 of 23 The Best Andy Griffith Movies 684 VOTES List of the best Andy Griffith movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Andy Griffith's highest gros...
#8 of 31 The Best Anthony Franciosa Movies 41 VOTES List of the best Anthony Franciosa movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Anthony Franciosa's high...
#6 of 26 The Best Patricia Neal Movies 159 VOTES List of the best Patricia Neal movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Patricia Neal's highest gros...
#8 of 32 The Best Lee Remick Movies 405 VOTES List of the best Lee Remick movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Lee Remick's highest grossing m...
Steven Spielberg's (Fake) List of Classic Films 27.9k VIEWS The list of films every aspiring filmmaker must see if they wish to work with Steven Spielberg. This list of 206 films was a...
Filmsite's Great Films With No Academy Award Nominations 4k VIEWS Filmsite says: "Although the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences® has awarded many deserving honors to its ...

A Face in the Crowd is also found on...

Films in The National Film Registry List of All Movies Released in 1957 Elia Kazan: Movies Directed By Elia Kazan