113 total votes
The Last Hurrah

The Last Hurrah

The Last Hurrah is a 1958 film adaptation of the novel The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor. The picture was directed by John Ford and stars Spencer Tracy as a veteran mayor preparing for yet another election campaign. Tracy was nominated as Best Foreign Actor by BAFTA and won the Best Actor Award from the National Board of Review, which also presented Ford the award for Best Director. The film tells the story of Frank Skeffington, a sentimental but iron-fisted Irish-American who is the powerful mayor of an unnamed New England city. As his nephew, Adam Caulfield, follows one last no-holds-barred mayoral campaign, Skeffington and his top strategist, John Gorman, use whatever means ... more on Wikipedia

The Last Hurrah is ranked on...

#20 of 67 The Best Spencer Tracy Movies 2.9k VOTES List of the best Spencer Tracy movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Spencer Tracy's highest gros...
#29 of 146 The Best Movies Directed by John Ford 2.9k VOTES List of all movies directed by John Ford ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by John Ford are listed here ...
#13 of 63 The Best Pat O'Brien Movies 218 VOTES List of the best Pat O'Brien movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Pat O'Brien's highest grossing...
#21 of 81 The Best Basil Rathbone Movies 1.2k VOTES List of the best Basil Rathbone movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Basil Rathbone's highest gr...
#8 of 32 The Best Jeffrey Hunter Movies 307 VOTES List of the best Jeffrey Hunter movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Jeffrey Hunter's highest gr...
#84 of 151 The Best Massachusetts Movies 194 VOTES Which of these movies about Massachusetts are the best? It's time to vote up the best movies set in the Bay State. Some of t...

The Last Hurrah is also found on...

All Remake Movies List of All Political Drama Movies List of All Movies Released in 1958