961 total votes
The Defiant Ones

The Defiant Ones

The Defiant Ones is a 1958 black and white film which tells the story of two escaped prisoners, one white and one black, who are shackled together and who must co-operate in order to survive. It stars Tony Curtis, Sidney Poitier, Theodore Bikel, Cara Williams, Charles McGraw, and Lon Chaney, Jr.. Ivan Dixon was a stunt double for Sidney Poitier. The film was adapted by Harold Jacob Smith from the story by Nedrick Young, originally credited as Nathan E. Douglas. ... more on Wikipedia

The Defiant Ones is ranked on...

#279 of 718 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked 647.1k VOTES The best black movies are favorites that explore African-American culture and themes. This list is ranked by film fans, many...
#375 of 537 The Greatest Movies for Guys 127.7k VOTES The best guy movies of all time, ranked by fans and critics. This list includes some of the greatest guy movies ever to hit ...
#151 of 241 The Most Inspirational Movies Ever 46.4k VOTES This inspirational movies list, with videos, includes some of the most uplifting films of all time. Inspiring films do not c...
#156 of 318 The Best Political Films Ever Made 22.6k VOTES Political movies can approach the notion of politics and government from numerous perspectives, and with many wildly diverge...
#34 of 76 The Best Oscar-Winning Screenplays 5.4k VOTES What is best Oscar-winning screenplay? This list includes every film that has won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay...
#30 of 50 The Best Oscar-Nominated Movies of the 1950s 4.5k VOTES The 1950s: in America, the decade is synonymous with rock 'n' roll, bobby socks, and the movies. If that last one didn't com...
#5 of 17 The Best Movies Without Soundtracks 80 VOTES Image the shower scene in Psycho without Bernard Herrmann’s screeching strings, or any of the danger scenes in Jaws where Jo...
#12 of 211 The Best Movies of 1958 4.3k VOTES List of the best movies of 1958, with movie trailers when available. Many remember 1958 as the year Jack Nicholson made his ...
#5 of 17 The Best Movies Directed by Stanley Kramer 223 VOTES List of all movies directed by Stanley Kramer ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Stanley Kramer are li...
#5 of 51 The Best Sidney Poitier Movies 2.5k VOTES List of the best Sidney Poitier movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Sidney Poitier's highest gr...
#4 of 98 The Best Tony Curtis Movies 2.8k VOTES List of the best Tony Curtis movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Tony Curtis's highest grossing...
Every Time Film Costars Were Both Nominated For Leading Role Oscars 3.9k VIEWS Some movies are lucky to get an acting nomination at the Oscars, while others get nominations in multiple acting categories....
#22 of 81 The Best Lon Chaney, Jr. Movies 1.7k VOTES List of the best Lon Chaney, Jr. movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Lon Chaney, Jr.'s highest ...
#9 of 37 The Best Charles McGraw Movies 117 VOTES List of the best Charles McGraw movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Charles McGraw's highest gr...

The Defiant Ones is also found on...

Every Oscar Winning Film Ever All Remake Movies List of All Road Movies List of All Buddy Movies List of All Movies Released in 1958 Movies Distributed by United Artists