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Ace in the Hole (Single-Disc Edition)

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Genres: Drama, Classic
Starring: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling
Director: Billy Wilder
Plot Synopsis:

Billy Wilder's 'Ace in the Hole' is one of the most scathing indictments of American culture ever produced by a Hollywood filmmaker. Kirk Douglas gives the fiercest performance of his career as Chuck Tatum, an amoral newspaper reporter who washes up in dead-end Albuquerque, happens upon the scoop of a lifetime, and will do anything to keep getting the lurid headlines. Wilder's follow-up to 'Sunset Boulevard' is an even darker vision, a no-holds-barred exposé of the American media's appetite for sensation that has gotten only more relevant with time.

  • Release Details
    Release Date: October 2nd, 2018
    MPAA Rating: Unrated
    Movie Release Year: 1951
    Release Country: United States
    Movie Studio: Criterion
  • Technical Specs
    Length:111 Minutes
    Video Resolution/Codec:1080p/AVC MPEG-4
    Aspect Ratio(s):1.33:1
    Audio Formats:English LPCM Mono
    Special Features:Audio commentary by film scholar Neil Sinyard
    Portrait of a “60% Perfect Man”: Billy Wilder, a 1980 documentary featuring interviews with Wilder by film critic Michel Ciment
    Interview with actor Kirk Douglas from 1984
    Excerpts from a 1986 appearance by Wilder at the American Film Institute
    Excerpts from an audio interview with Wilder’s coscreenwriter Walter Newman
    Video afterword by filmmaker Spike Lee
    Stills gallery
    Essays by critic Molly Haskell and filmmaker Guy Maddin