Cool Hand Luke

Poster for the movie "Cool Hand Luke"
Poster for the movie "Cool Hand Luke"

Cool Hand Luke (1967)

PG 127 min - Crime, Drama - 22 juni 1967
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When petty criminal Luke Jackson is sentenced to two years in a Florida prison farm, he doesn't play by the rules of either the sadistic warden or the yard's resident heavy, Dragline, who ends up admiring the new guy's unbreakable will. Luke's bravado, even in the face of repeated stints in the prison's dreaded solitary confinement cell, "the box," make him a rebel hero to his fellow convicts and a thorn in the side of the prison officers.

Director:  Stuart Rosenberg

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Storyline

When petty criminal Luke Jackson is sentenced to two years in a Florida prison farm, he doesn't play by the rules of either the sadistic warden or the yard's resident heavy, Dragline, who ends up admiring the new guy's unbreakable will. Luke's bravado, even in the face of repeated stints in the prison's dreaded solitary confinement cell, "the box," make him a rebel hero to his fellow convicts and a thorn in the side of the prison officers.


Collections: Stuart Rosenberg

Tagline: What we've got here is failure to communicate.

Genres: Crime, Drama

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Language:  English
Release Date:  22 juni 1967

Box Office

Budget:  $3.200.000
Revenue:  $16.217.773

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Jalem Productions, Warner Bros. Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 07 min